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Leading and Shepherding Team Culture

Tuesday, 07 March 2017 03:10

Culture is a collection of beliefs, behaviours, and states of being that are held by a group of people at a particular time. It is often described as “how we do things around here”. It exists on multiple levels, from small groups such as teams or families, through to broader groups such as social classes, national cultures, or pan-national cultures. It is complex, messy, and near impossible to design and create in an orderly way.

That said, culture is integral to the performance and operations of a team, and it can be changed to improve team performance. The key question is ‘how’. Before we get to the how, however, we need to understand the ‘what’ and ‘why’.

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In the very short time since it was released, Pokémon GO has seemingly taken over the world or at least those parts of the world where it has been released (and it’s getting a lot of interest in places that are still waiting). There are many, many things that we can learn from Pokémon GO, there’s already a plethora of articles discussing the role of disruptive technology, augmented reality, and viral successes.

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While there is no universally accepted definition of what leadership is, there are key aspects of leadership that nearly everyone can agree on. One of these is that a true leader will develop the people around them, and encourage them to support one another.

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The Amazing Scavenger Hunt was a great way for our staff to interact with people from different teams, to work together, and to solve problems in a non-work situation. The event aligned with our goal of moving to a healthier workplace by being outdoors in a relaxed environment. The use of SMS technology was easy and appropriately paced, and the whole experience was very professionally run.

Claire Johnson - Executive Assistant/HR Manager Civil Contractors Federation WA

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