Value Based Organizations

Values are the building blocks of every organization. Most organizations invest a lot of time and resources crafting a value statement that captures the core beliefs and principles guiding the organization’s mission and practice - its identity. Given its importance, it surprises me when value statements are tucked away on a website collecting virtual dust. There are many reasons for the under-utilization of value statements in guiding organizational practice. Sometimes a founding leader crafted the value statement and the [...]