Changing Your Culture

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Introduction
As we continue to grow as a society and a culture, we are faced with inevitable changes. When changes occur it does not mean something or someone needs to change, it means something or someone has to change. To better elaborate, change in the business society is based on the economy, the evolution in innovation and technology, customer needs, and based on growth opportunities (Richards, n.d.). Author Meghan Oliver wrote an article titled, How to Change the World by Changing Your Culture. In the beginning of the article, Oliver states that “only certain types of cultures ae linked to employee engagement and satisfaction, quality of service, and organizational sustainability” (Oliver, 2014). In the article, Oliver describes the challenge
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The company leadership focused on individual operations and projects rather than being an inspiration to their employees and unifying the company’s vision. This alone tells me that Pact lacked transformational leadership, and in an environment that acts as a nonprofit organization, motivation is the most powerful tool. Transformational leaders provide high levels of communication from management to help the company meet goals. Leaders use motivation as a tool to enhance productive and efficiency. Transformational leaders focus on the big picture within their organization (Johnson, n.d.). The results displayed Pact as a passive/defensive style company. Companies that fall in this category have people that follow rules blindly, seeking approval so incessantly that their natural creativity, passion, and sense of adventure are muffled (Oliver, …show more content…
Depending on the organization, leaders/ managers have to have the right skill set for that particular organization. In the article the previous CEO that lead the company failed to implement a transformational leadership style. A nonprofit organization runs and survives on motivation and the will to make change. CEO Mar Viso provided the excitement needed to boost the culture within the organization to have the opportunity to make change around the world. Employees of a nonprofit organization are there because they want to be there, if leadership don’t provide them with the enthusiasm and communication needed than those employees will fail to be there. I have learned that each job is different and great leaders have to be able to either adapt to the job or provide the necessary resources to get the job done. Viso had a plan and a vision that involved training and focused development for his

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