How to Choose and Live the Right Values for an Organisation?

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Graham Williams, Management Consultant, South Africa
Values are being revisited in many organisations - yet few manage to select the right values and then anchor them in their culture as virtues. Often because they simply don't know how. Other causes include:
  • WRONGLY CHOSEN VALUES. Getting onto the vision and values bandwagon, organisations end up with values that are expected rather than what is core to their principles and their underlying assumptions. There is a sameness about them. They represent what is basic to being in business rather than an exciting differentiation (like Zappos).
  • CYNICISM. There are major behavioural disconnects from stated values (VW, Barclays, BP to name a few) that raise cynicism about stated values in general, and question their sincerity and authenticity.
  • WRONG INTENT. There is a stampede to join the ‘purpose economy’. Businesses see profit potential in embracing a higher purpose. They recognise that this can be a magnet that attracts talent and customers, enhances reput (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Gandhi Heryanto, Management Consultant, Indonesia
 

Bringing the Organization Values to Life

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  Graham Williams, Management Consultant, South Africa
 

Bringing the Organization Values to Life

Thank you Gandhi. Clear, good input! By what proce (...)

  Gandhi Heryanto, Management Consultant, Indonesia
 

The Process of Creating Organizational Values

@: As we know that a company’s core values are a s (...)

  Graham Williams, Management Consultant, South Africa
 

Process of Values Creation

Thank you Gandhi. My own preferred approach is lik (...)

  Javier Elenes, Business Consultant, Mexico
 

Active Top Management Support of the Values is Key

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  srinivas, Lecturer, India
 

Also take Into Account System Related Values and Human Behavioral Values

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  Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
 

Implement the Right Values from Scratch

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  Charles Alter, Consultant, United States
 

Finding and Living Values and Purpose

In my experience, Jim Collins' Good to Great is th (...)

  Steve, Business Consultant, South Africa
 

Refreshing the Value System

I would add to the list of ideas: - Engage Employ (...)

  Ozioma Afakwu, Student (MBA), United Kingdom
 

Apply All Prescribed... Thanks

Thank you for sharing this and thank you for all t (...)

  Graham Williams, Management Consultant, South Africa
 

Apply All Prescribed... Thanks

It's wonderful to get this sort of response - an a (...)

  Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
 

How to Choose and Live the Right Values for an Organisation?

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  Maurice Hogarth, Consultant, United Kingdom
 

Right Values or Valuing Right

The question asks about the "right values", as ind (...)

  srinivas, Lecturer, India
 

Change of Priority in Choosing the Values

I suppose depending on the context, the priority i (...)

  Graham Williams, Management Consultant, South Africa
 

Right Values or Valuing Right

Some thoughts for your deliberations:

  Graham Williams, Management Consultant, South Africa
 

Change of Priority in Choosing the Values

I like your thought-provocation @! You've raised a (...)

  srinivas, Lecturer, India
 

Change of Priority in Choosing the Values

I agree righteousness is a complicated subject. C (...)

  Graham Williams, Management Consultant, South Africa
 

Change of Priority in Choosing the Values

@: Thank you srinivas! Incidentally - I've been lo (...)

 
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