How does Culture Management Software Help a Culture Manager Change Culture?

Chris recently came on board as the Culture Manager for a growing tech company.  It’s a new position and an opportunity to shape the organization’s first real culture strategy.  Chris is thrilled to be in the role and excited to make a difference in the work environment.

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The C-suite at this organization understands how important corporate culture is to the success of the company.  They support and empower Chris to make changes and drive impact.  They want Chris to lay the groundwork for strong culture that can attract new hires and retain great talent. They also want the organization’s culture to strengthen the company brand outside of the organization.  It’s a big task, but also a critical one.

Before starting on this big task, Chris needs data.  The company started doing employee satisfaction surveys a few years ago, back when they hired their first human resources person.  Chris found some old archived folders with spreadsheets and annual reports saved in them.  The company has grown so much, however, most of the current employees weren’t here when the last survey took place.

Chris wants something without that lag time.  Problems pop up in between surveys and Chris always feels behind in addressing them.  Access to that information in real-time would make a huge difference.  It would also be great to get employee engagement information without chasing down responses. Or hounding department heads to get employees to complete surveys. Chris wants to build a great culture and needs something better than occasional surveys to measure progress toward that goal. On top of that, it would be nice to have all that data in a format that was readily accessible.  Even better if it was easy to track and drop into reports for senior leadership. Chris wants to spend more time working on the culture strategy and execution, and less time merging spreadsheet data. 

Recently one of their divisions has had some departures.  The exiting employees all gave plausible reasons for leaving.  Chris has a nagging feeling, however, that there’s something else behind the turnover with that particular team.  It would be nice to have insight into what’s going on.  It’s challenging to do that from outside the division, however.  Chris has met with the remaining team members individually and with the team manager. There are definitely some communication issues at play and Chris wishes there was a way to tackle that piece right away.  

This is where Unitonomy comes in. With Unitonomy’s GetCommit system, Chris can improve the troubled team’s communication and well-being immediately.  GetCommit allows the team to commit important information from across platforms. The information is instantly organized in a shared repository they can all access.  Chris can turn on workflows like Alignment, Heads Up, and Friday Pause to help strengthen how the team communicates.  Alignment helps connect the “what I’m working on” with the “why I’m working on it” in a manner that telegraphs effort to others and maps back to the company’s core values. Heads Up ensures the team reports end-of-the-day issues or decisions to each other. Friday Pause helps the team engage outside the typical work communication. It helps with team building and strengthens relationships. But GetCommit is not just for the struggling team. Chris can use these workflows (and others) to augment and influence culture and communication for the entire company.

Unitonomy’s OrgVitals system gives Chris real-time insight into the company’s culture.  Chris can measure the impact of the culture strategy at any time and give company leadership a clear picture of how things are trending.  No emailing, no hounding, no merging spreadsheets. All that information and data compiles instantly into a user-friendly dashboard.  It makes tracking culture performance a breeze.  Chris can measure the culture changes in the struggling team, and validate that performance management and collaboration are improving.

Unitonomy’s culture management software products help Chris cultivate, manage, and improve the company culture.  Chris knows where the organizational culture is today and can measure the success of tomorrow’s workplace culture.

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