While an optimum level of functional conflict is a desirable thing in organisations, too much of it can have negative financial implications for the organisation, in addition to negative psychological and emotional toll on employees, further aggravating the overall costs.
Companies such as Cognizant, Zomato, NatWest Group, Nutanix, and others are making significant efforts to create an inclusive and supportive work environment for the LGBTQ+ community. Take cues from their initiatives and transform your own organisation into a more inclusive space.
The billionaire co-founder of Microsoft has come a long way from being a wide-eyed kid hopeful about his future. For young people today, however, opportunities for financial success appear harder to come by.
Truly recognising and celebrating the achievements of employees by providing them platforms to showcase their work and garner recognition, and creating monetary and non-monetary rituals that truly make people feel valued and special is also an important aspect of building a successful company culture.