culture type: command
Command cultures value certainty, precision, and dependability. Roles are clearly defined and systems and policies are in place to ensure that things are done the same way every time. Direction tends to come from the top and trickle down - so ideas within the organization may get lost. Focus is placed on process over people with the environment feeling structured and serious.
- certainty, precision, dependability
- defined roles, systems and policies that ensure things are done the same way every time
- decisions being made by leadership and then disseminated to others
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- be precise and concise
- give me a decision to make
Dave’s top culture values
Those who place high value on Decisiveness tend to quickly consider the information at hand before making firm decisions. Those who place low value on Decisiveness typically prefer to fully consider multiple options before landing on a single conclusion.
Those who place high value on Risk Taking tend to take advantage of opportunities as they appear, even if risky. Those who place low value on Risk Taking typically use a high degree of caution when evaluating opportunities or risks.
Those who place high value on Creativity tend to think outside of the box and consider unusual alternatives. Those who place low value on Creativity typically prefer to use logic and proven methods to achieve success.
Those who place high value on Adaptability tend to easily adapt to changing circumstances or requirements. Those who place low value on Adaptability typically prefer to maintain tried and true processes.
taking individual responsibility
Those who place high value on Taking Individual Responsibility tend to prefer environments where people hold themselves accountable. Those who place low value on Taking Individual Responsibility typically prefer environments where the team as a whole is held accountable.
opportunities for professional growth
Those who place high value on Opportunities for Professional Growth seek out programs, mentors, or projects that have the potential to enhance professional and personal development. Those who place low value on Opportunities for Professional Growth typically prefer to focus on specific work responsibilities, rather than on development opportunities.
Those who place high value on Fairness tend to believe that the same rules should apply equally to everyone. Those who place low value on Fairness tend to believe that circumstances, not equitability, should determine decisions.
being quick to take advantage of opportunities
Those who place high value on Being Quick to Take Advantage of Opportunities tend to feel comfortable taking on more risk with less information. Those who place low value on Being Quick to Take Advantage of Opportunities typically gather and analyze information before moving forward.
having high performance expectations
Those who place high value on Having High Performance Expectations tend to work hard to achieve goals and expect the same of others. Those who place low value on Having High Performance Expectations typically balance completing work with maintaining personal balance.
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