S04 E06: Exploring the Influence of Managers on Company Culture

In the 6th episode of this season of CultureClub X powered by CultureMonkey, we have with us Tracy Dodd, Chief People Officer at VNS Health, who discusses the importance of managers’ influence on company culture. 

About Tracy – 

Tracy has 30 years of diverse experience leading data-driven people and culture strategies across multiple industries. 

She previously served as Head of Global Talent at Tiffany & Co., Senior Vice President of Global Talent Management at Mastercard, VP of Talent Development at CA Technologies, and spent 14 years at JPMorgan Chase in numerous roles across HR, Organizational Development, and Talent Management.  

Tracy holds a Masters in Social-Organizational Psychology from Columbia Teachers College, with a specialization in Change Leadership, and is a certified executive coach.

With a passion for leading change and positively disrupting how organizations implement people strategies, she creates solutions that enable business results by focusing on culture, employee engagement, experience, and leadership capability.

Here’s the gist of what Tracy speaks about in this video:

  • The significance of creating an environment where employees feel comfortable sharing their thoughts, opinions, and feedback with their peers and managers. 
  • How should managers look out for signs like employees being stressed out or having an emotional outburst in the workplace? And why should managers be the first responders?
  • Tips and tricks for managers to role model a type of culture that creates psychological safety and makes employees feel heard. 
  • Why is it important to have regular pulse checks among employees, specifically about their experience and provide an opportunity to share their action plan to improve the workplace.

Catch all this and more with Tracy Dodd in S04 E06 of CultureClub X.