When a company has a set vision, values, and mission it gives a direction for all future communications and goals. Having these ideals known within the company can help create a cohesive team and a united environment.
The language we choose to use can say quite a lot about a company. What comes to mind when one says that a company is respectful and honest? Hardworking and professional? Efficient and effective? We have preconceived notions related to these words and deciding which ones we use in our communications can project different images of a company. These carefully chosen messages can also change the way clients and coworkers interact and communicate with one another.
Implementing these ideals into a team can be done in several different methods. And while teambuilding events such as a potluck or a team outing can help improve workplace positivity, it does not necessarily reinforce the ideals the company is trying to project. Try having a team meeting where these ideals can be discussed. Managers can express why these principles are so important. It also lets team members share their own opinion on why they matter and can help evolve the vision of the company. Getting the whole team on the same page is important to applying these values to the daily workload.
When a company is unified by the same vision and mission, the team will collaborate better on goals and a predetermined set of values instilled into an establishment will help create a more positive work environment.