Monday, May 17, 2010

Article of Interest: Values-Driven Companies

Whether you run a Fortune 500 company or a vibrant small business, the values you put forth play a vital role in managing and transforming a company.

According to Harvard Business School Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter ...
A new type of 21st century company is emerging that is transforming how business is conducted. These are values-driven companies that define a core set of values and rely on these values in making all strategic decisions. Such companies are transforming themselves, their industries, and the world.
A snapshot of the key concepts includes:
  • Ability to change themselves and the world because they put values at the center of their company.
  • Gain tremendous advantages.
  • Hold true to core values.
  • Identify, understand, and stay true to values.
  • Operate a business that brings value to the world.
  • Influence the behaviors of other corporations and leaders.
For more in depth knowledge, go here.

Are you willing and able to change and bounce back quickly from challenging situations? As always, we welcome your comments.

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