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culture type: competence
Competence cultures value winning and being the best. People are expected to be experts in their field - generalists are not typically appreciated. Performance standards are very high and individuals are expected to stand up for their ideas, rather than focusing on building consensus. The environment is pressure-packed and very individualistic. Because of this, decision-making is thorough and the solutions deemed strongest win out.
- strong opinions, intensive debate, and winning
- individual expertise and very high performance standards
- standing up for one's ideas rather than building consensus
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ADAM’s top culture values
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.
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.
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.
confronting conflict directly
Those who place high value on Confronting Conflict Directly tend to discuss disagreements and problems with candor. Those who place low value on Confronting Conflict Directly typically prefer to resolve conflict issues with caution and sensitivity.
high pay for good performance
Those who place high value on High Pay for Good Performance tend to expect reward and compensation to be based on performance. Those who place low value on High Pay for Good Performance typically expect compensation to be consistent across responsibilities.
Those who place high value on Achievement Oriented tend to continually focus on achieving successes that advance them in their role and career. Those who place low value on Achievement Oriented typically believe that learning and contributing overrides receiving rewards.
Those who place high value on Being Pragmatic tend to prioritize logical thinking and being practical. Those who place low value on Being Pragmatic typically focus on possibilities and out of the box thinking.
sharing information freely
Those who place high value on Sharing Information Freely tend to readily disclose data and information to others. Those who place low value on Sharing Information Freely typically keep data and information under wraps unless disclosure is critical.
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.
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