Corporate culture which is seen as the personality of a team, expressed by company's vision, values, standards, systems, images, language and how each individual in the organization treats and works with each other as well as with customers. Each business will have a different culture. Building corporate culture brings on tangible effects that affect directly to the work efficiency of the company.
Regarding of corporate culture, it cannot be ignored the Competing Values Framework (CVF), which is researched at the University of Michigan, has great applications in helping organizations understand business activities, individuals that includes organizational effectiveness, leadership ability, organizational culture, organizational design, life cycle development stages, leadership roles, financial strategy, information processing, and leadership apparatus's performance.
CFV is known to be one of the 40 important models in business.
The model is based on 2 factors:
Business trends in 2 directions:Internal or External
Business Administration in 2 ways: Flexible or Control
The combination of business trends and corporate management will create four different types of corporate cultures. And with each kind of business culture, there will be a different office design that helps businesses run better.
The Collaborative culture is as close and intimate as a family. Collaborative cultural environment prioritizes teamwork and focuses on employee development. A collaborative cultural environment which usually has humane nature, empowers to employees, increases staffs' participation in corporate activities.
Office design solutions for these businesses often focus on three main factors: investing in meeting spaces, training, diversifying spaces, increasing interaction to encourage communication between employees.
A flexible culture is a combination of an external business tendency and a flexible management style. This is the culture that we could find easily in innovative, creative, future-oriented companies such as technology or engineering companies. Culturally flexible office spaces need to create a strategic thinking space where employees can propose new ideas. Flexible, portable, and visible workplaces - all of them help each staff could be in the most comfortable state of mind to ready to share ideas with each other.
Design solutions for corporate offices with a flexible culture is concentrating on and bright colors, open spaces, a lot of creative designed spaces.
AXON office design is one of the typical examples in applying creativity in design. With the main concept of "Spaceships", Axon office impresses strongly when actualizing a unique fictional space. In addition, the design also aims to increase the working experience of employees through relax area, dining room, discuss area to help balance between work - life.
Axon office design inspired by spacecraft in space - Etown Central Building
The Axon office design actualizes the fictional space
Creative office design enhances the experience for employees
The office used the brand's colors: black and gold
Hierarchy culture is often found in businesses that focus on control, productivity. These companies often build a stable working environment, have processes, and promote coordination and consistency when working.
Office design solutions for businesses with hierarchical culture focus on creating a professional, modern space often for gen Y generation - who ensure finance, seek for professional level. The space must show the corporate's level, emphasize the elements of luxury and reliability through every detail of office design.
Leadvisor is a business with hierarchical culture, so designing Leadvisors office is oriented to professionalism and high level. Based on the leading Wall Street banking style, Leadvisor office is designed with the concept of: Chat space towards luxury (A SPACE TO TALK - IN PURSUIT OF CLASSY)
The office is designed in a modern way, using warm tones, thereby showing the professionalism and high level of a large investment company. Interior and design are minimalistic but elegantin pursuing the American style. The interior mainly uses leather or wooden chairs with dark color tones. Office design moderates details and streamlines interior.
Leadvisors office directs to professionalism and high level.