A primary goal of managers is to develop and maintain a great company culture; a culture that employees can take pride in, and feel comfortable, encouraged, and empowered.

What makes up a company’s culture and how can you do your part as a manager to achieve the best culture for your team?

See below for tips on creating a great company culture:

Shape the culture to your company’s mission and core values.

Have employees that fit the culture.

Set policies and rules.

Set goals and evaluate often.

Create an encouraging atmosphere by rewarding hard work.

Be present and listen.

Let your own behavior reflect the expectations of the group.

Be transparent about changes in the company.

Give your team the resources they need to succeed.

Check out Motivating Your Team for more helpful tips.