Retooling culture measurement amid the great resignation

Take a layered approach to the tracking of cultural hits and misses.

High employee satisfaction is often confused with strong organizational culture. While happy and engaged team members are key, they are not enough to ensure an organization’s ultimate success. Indeed, an organization can have hundreds of cheerful, well-paid people on staff and still be ineffective in reaching its collective goals.

In these circumstances, an unclear culture is often the culprit.

When it comes to today’s workplace culture, there is a sizable disconnect between what employers and employees believe. A new workplace survey by EY found almost three-quarters (72%) of employers believe workplace culture has improved since the onset of the pandemic. Yet less than half (48%) of employees feel the same.


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