How do we do things around here?

Organisational culture can be difficult to describe and problematic to change. So what is it?

We like to describe culture as being made up of three core components.

  • A set of norms of behaviour
  • A set of shared values and beliefs
  • A set of symbols and symbolic actions

"Culture is a pattern of shared basic assumptions that the group learned…that has worked well enough to be considered valid and therefore, to be taught to new members as the correct way to perceive, think, and feel."

What we have learned through our 30+ years experience is that these core components show up through:

So in Savvy terms, culture is about “How we do things around here”

And you won’t be surprised to know that we believe “how we do things around here” shows up through our day to day conversations.

Conversations are how we connect, how we learn, how we share information, how we inspire others and how we deliver results.

Conversations are also how we challenge unhelpful behaviours and drive cultural change.

  • Does your workplace culture need to shift?
  • What’s the vibe of your day to day conversations?
  • Are these aligned? And what support or challenge does your team need right now to get where you want to be?

Here at Savvy Conversations we have extensive, practical experience of working with our clients on their organisational culture. We draw on this experience, together with our behavioural psychology knowledge, to quickly decipher what’s going on and what needs to happen to achieve greater success.

Sounds great, how can I work with you?

We’d be delighted to support you in a number of ways:

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