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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- debate the pros and cons with me
Lauren’s top culture values
Those who place high value on having Autonomy tend to operate independently and prefer solitary projects and activities. Those who place low value on having Autonomy typically work best with and around others.
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 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.
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.
being highly organized
Those who place high value on Being Highly Organized tend to operate with clearly defined schedules, systems, and plans of action. Those who place low value on Being Highly Organized typically operate more spontaneously and unsystematically.
being team oriented
Those who place high value on Being Team Oriented tend to collaborate and rely on team effort to achieve goals. Those who place low value on Being Team Oriented typically prefer to work independently and prioritize individual goals over team goals.
offers praise for good performance
Those who place high value on Offers Praise for Good Performance tend to take time to identify and praise good performance as it occurs. Those who place low value on Offers Praise for Good Performance typically refrain from pointing out good performance, because it is assumed.
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