Archive for value-basedorganizations SmartBlogs
In last month’s SmartBlog post on corporate culture, I outlined how high-performing, values-aligned organizations establish clear performance expectations as well as values expectations. Creating values expectations in the form of measurable, tangible, observable behaviors shifts values from desired attitudes to demonstrated behaviors.
Let’s talk a moment about others’ attitudes. Can a leader manage others’ attitudes?[…] Continue Reading »
What “cool companies” catch your attention? Are you drawn to them because of the unique brand, their cutting-edge products, their inspired workforce or possibly their consistently wowed customers? My colleagues and I at The Ken Blanchard Cos. seek out best-practice organizations based on two primary elements: high performance and values alignment.
In more than 12 years of research and experience with helping clients refine their corporate cultures, we have identified important practices that are common across the high-performance, values-aligned companies we study.[…] Continue Reading »