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Culture is a triad of Value, Beliefs and Assumptions. All the three need to be looked at in a fused state for culture to be effective.
Culture is a fusion of three major dimensions; values, beliefs and assumptions. Each of them in turn have 16 sub-dimensions. As times change and with the relevance of how we live our lives, culture needs to change too. Not forced from outside but growing organically from within. One single person at a time; be it in a family, enterprise or society. When culture is the lifeblood of life itself, it should be centric to an enterprise as well.
Values is defined by how we see the six dimensions of integrity, ethics, inspiration, innovation, competition and customer focus create an ethos for what an enterprise wants to accomplish. While the core of such values stands the test of time, their adaptation changes with time. How are the established Values of your enterprise seen in the current context of the Industry 4.0?
Beliefs is defined by how we see the five dimensions of market positioning, branding, compliance, profitability and productivity interlacing the formation of beliefs. This is ofcourse a narrative that is developed and shared that contributes to a belief system which when propagated becomes a unifying force to act and behave in a certain way. Do your enterprise belief systems bring about positive transformation? What is the belief system that drives your enterprise belief systems?
Assumptions on what to be, come from the above two values and beliefs. The six dimensions of honesty, freedom of expression, meritocracy, trust and unified organization build the characteristics of the base of assumptions that envelops an enterprise and allows it to express itself. How do you see these five interoperable dimensions playing out to shape the assumptions in your enterprise?