Culture – A Driver of Organizational Performance and Engagement

Part 1: What is Culture
I. Organizational Dimensions of Culture
Explore the variety of dimensions that communicate an organization’s core identity
II. Culture and Climate
A. Exploring the difference between culture and climate
B. Relationship Between Culture and Organizational Performance and
Part 2: Recognizing the behavioral shifts needed to create a culture to reduce adverse employee issues (Activity)
III. “From – To” Shifts
A. Current Reality
B. “From -To” Shifts Examples
C. Clarify Vision
D. Engage Others
E. Managing Change
F. Build Capability
G. Sustain Performance
Part 3: Identify Existing Culture - Data Gathering Tools
IV. Quantitative Data Gathering
V. Qualitative Data Gathering
VI. Wrap up, Q &A

GPC Competencies Addressed:
Strategies for effective program and project design and development
Organizational development as it pertains to grant seeking
Practices and services that raise the level of professionalism of grant developers

Lahaja serves as a Senior Human Capital Advisor for the People and Performance Consulting division at Management Concepts. In this role, she serves as a subject matter expert in leadership and management and works to develop custom program solutions for clients. Lahaja’s focus is in the areas of leadership development, organizational culture, change management, performance management, and succession planning. Lahaja holds a BA from Howard University and an MA from the University of Michigan. She also holds a Prosci Change Management Certification.