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Two Reasons I’ll Bet Your Values Statement Stinks (And Why That Matters So Very Much)

Two Reasons I’ll Bet Your Values Statement Stinks (And Why That Matters So Very Much)

Simply put, in creating a culture of ethics, compliance, and accountability, there may be no better single tool than a well-written, well-implemented values statement. Written and implemented correctly – and it needs to be both – your values statement will allow each and every one of your employees to immediately evaluate the appropriateness of their Read more…

Six Values Statement Essentials

Six Values Statement Essentials

If you’ve heard me speak, you have probably heard me talk about the enormous power of a well-written and appropriately implemented values statement. However, getting both the creation and implementation of a values statement right is a much more complicated and tough process than it usually sounds. To help out, though, here is a ‘starter set’ of six essentials for getting the creation part of your values statement right.
* Make it universal. Not ‘worldwide universal’ but ‘organization-wide universal’. You want to only include values that should be the guiding force behind everyone’s decisions in your organization.