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culture type: cultivation
Cultivation cultures value bringing out the best in individuals. Focus is on potential and providing opportunities for growth, with less importance placed on rules and controls. The environment is people-focused and individuals generally feel inspired to develop their abilities. Systems can be relatively inefficient when people are prioritized over details.
- exploration, learning, and flexibilty
- building on potential and providing opportunities for growth
- more importance placed on personal and professional development than on following rules and controls
Working With Me
- be flexible and hands-off
- let me explore
Kegan’s top culture values
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.
seeking input from others
Those who place high value on Seeking Input from Others tend to consistently ask others for suggestions and constructive criticism. Those who place low value on Seeking Input from Others typically prioritize personal experience over other input when making 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.
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.
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.
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 Creating Order tend to bring structure and order to processes and projects. Those who place low value on Creating Order typically prefer to allow processes and projects to be fluid and unstructured.
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