The answer, which you may have seen coming a mile away, is "No." That's good news; otherwise, a lot of us would have wasted many, many hours of our lives talking about, writing about, building, and maintaining organizational cultures.
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According to a new infographic from commercial real estate leasing marketplace TheSquareFoot, company culture is every bit as vital to business success as you thought it was.
And, if you're a culture skeptic, you'd do well to take a look at some of the stats collected in this infographic, including:
- Companies with happy employees outperform competitors by 20 percent.
- Highly engaged employees are 38 percent more likely to have above-average levels of productivity.
- Happy salespeople make 37 percent more sales.
For more info on why company culture is important – as well as insights into what makes a great culture – check out the full infographic: