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
Working With Me
- be informed and direct
- debate the pros and cons with me
Mike’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.
rewarding team success
Those who place high value on Rewarding Team Success tend to identify and reward collective team success over individual success. Those who place low value on Rewarding Team Success prioritize and reward individual performance over the success of teams.
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 Being Supportive tend to enjoy assisting others and helping them achieve success. Those who place low value on Being Supportive typically prefer to prioritize attending to personal responsibilities over assisting others.
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.
being people oriented
Those who place high value on Being People Oriented tend to enjoy interacting with others and consider people before pragmatics. Those who place low value on Being People Oriented typically prefer to work with data and systems over people.
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.
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.
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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