Culture News
DSCC Toastmasters Clubs to host joint meeting, competition March 31
DLA Land and Maritime EEO Specialist Michael McCoy speaks during a Toastmaster International Club 3500 meeting inside the operations center at Defense Supply Center Columbus. The installation is home to three Toastmasters clubs and each promotes resiliency through engaging associates to become more confident communicators.
March 26, 2021 - The Defense Supply Center Columbus is home to three Toastmasters International Clubs and this week anyone assigned to the installation will have the opportunity to see how Toastmasters may benefit them when the three clubs host a joint meeting and competition.

Defense Supply Center Columbus celebrates Women’s History Month
Defense Supply Center Columbus celebrated its Women’s History Month Program virtually March 24 and featured Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry as its guest speaker.
March 26, 2021 - Defense Supply Center Columbus celebrated its Women’s History Month Program virtually March 24 and featured Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime Commander Navy Rear Adm. Kristen Fabry as its guest speaker. The event was live streamed and the theme for this year’s program was Making Monumental History in 2021.

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Events & Activities

View all events and activities on the official DLA Land and Maritime calendar.

 


 

About Culture Council

Mission Statement

To address workforce perceptions and recommend actionable solutions that promote understanding, credibility, teamwork, integrity, respect and accountability among associates and management, both personally and professionally.

Vision

The Culture Council will be a progressive team that continuously makes a positive impact on the culture and workplace environment.

Purpose
  • Build a world class organization
  • Provide a forum for all associates
  • Provide a governance mechanism for cultural transformation
  • Promote and nurture behaviors that foster mutual trust and respect
  • Bridge the gap of perceptions that impact the DLA Way
 
 
 
Responsibilities

We provide structure and consistency that is recognized throughout the DLA Community as the DLA Land and Maritime Commander's instrument of cultural transformation activities. We are also a conduit for all associates to quickly communicate ideas, problems and opportunities that impact the core values and beliefs of the DLA Culture, with the intent that feedback/action may be timely and effective.

Specific Tasks

Take the pulse of the workforce through a variety of communication tools Access the gap between expectations and reality with regards to the workplace culture Identify key issues that affect the morale and recommend possible actions Lead Culture transformation activities.


WHAT IS CULTURE?

Culture ... Sum of shared values, beliefs and norms of behavior

  • Values...Fundamental principles and standards such as integrity or respect
  • Beliefs...What people hear inside or outside the organization and perceptions about what leaders are doing and saying
  • Behaviors...Beliefs turned into action

DLA uses the Denison Model as a tool to measure its culture and the culture of each of its field activities.

The Defense Supply Center Columbus Culture Council represents associates from DLA Land and Maritime, J6, J8, HR Svcs-C and DM-FC.

Associates at Defense Supply Center Columbus and other DLA activities use results of the Climate Culture survey to help shape efforts to improve their organization's culture.

 


 

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