According to Great Places to Work, 80% of companies see the biggest benefits when investing into company culture. Imitation is the fondest form of flattery and understanding how each of these companies made culture number one will allow your company to take some of their best practices and implement them in your workplace. Take a page out of the book of these four companies and you’ll be on your way to a better and stronger company culture.
As a growing company Twitter has been able to create an environment where each employee is smart and willing to help. Twitter is said to have team meetings on the rooftop which shows that they’re able to expand on their corporate atmosphere and use teamwork effectively.
With hundreds of thousands of resumes received and only a fraction of people being accepted into the media giant’s company, Google has been able to maintain an open culture when it comes to startups and showing people that no matter your role you’re an important piece of a much larger, successful puzzle. Google touts its hands-on contributor status and gives employees the chance to be ask questions directly to Larry Page each Friday.
Anyone who eats Chick-Fil-A understands that not only do their customers have a cult following, but also their employees firmly believe in their religious passions and cause. Company culture for Chick-Fil-A is an opportunity to not only instill their values, but it also gives them the ability to hire likeminded individuals who will work hard because they believe in the core values.
Southwest Airlines has always been one of the top companies when it comes to how employees view the company. The word of mouth referrals for Southwest Airlines is not only the greatest in the airline industry, but their employees are celebrated as much as their passengers.
So how do you incorporate the tactics of these four outstanding companies into your own company culture? Twitter promotes teamwork and allows employees the ability to share and collaborate on projects, Google promotes a true open door policy when it comes to breaking down barriers with employees and top leadership, Chick-Fil-A possesses a strong following based on core values of their company, and Southwest Airlines shows that not only is the employee a stellar person in their company, but they’ve been able to extend that same courtesy to its customers.
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