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Values Based Leadership
Values Based Leadership
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Values Based Leadership
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Values Based Leadership
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Values Based Leadership
Values Based Leadership
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    Manie Bosman
    27 February 2011
  • 2. in this presentation:
    • The value of values
    • 3. About values-based leadership
    • 4. My core values
    • 5. Value-alignment
  • The VALUEof values
  • 6. The VALUE of values
    “Important and enduring beliefs or ideals about what is good or desirable and what is not. Value exert major influence on the behavior of an individual and serve as broad guidelines in all situations.” 
  • 7. Behavior
    How do I live?
    What is good and right?
    What is true?
    What is REAL?
    Iceberg Principle in leadership behavior
  • 8. The VALUE of values
    • Values provide a firm foundation in times of change and uncertainty.
    • 9. Focusing on values can help leaders steer others towards new strategy/vision/goals.
    • 10. Respecting different values can help navigate personal, cultural differences.
    • 11. Values can change (and sometimes should – think of Paul/Saul).
  • About VALUES-BASEDleadership
  • 12. VALUES-BASED leadership
    • Values are always used as a basis for a group’s operation.
    • 13. Implicit values are assumed values of the leader, and open to misinterpretation.
    • 14. Explicit values are reflected in the organization’s policies, vision & systems.
  • VALUES-BASED leadership
    Self-enhancement values:
    • Achievement (pursuit of personal success).
    • 15. Power (dominance over others).
    • 16. Hedonism (personal gratification).
    Self-transcendent values:
    • Benevolence (concern for immediate others: include honesty, responsibility, and loyalty ).
    • 17. Universalism (concern for the welfare of all people).
  • VALUE-BASED leadership
    Organizational values:
    “Beliefs and ideas about what kindsof goals members of an organization should pursue and ideas about the appropriate kinds or standards of behavior organizational members should use to achieve these goals..” 
  • 18. My COREvalues
  • 19. Identify your CORE values
    Think of things that…
    • are most important to you;
    • 20. define your fundamental character;
    • 21. supply meaning to your life and work (within your organization);
    • 22. influence the decisions you make;
    • 23. compel you to take a stand;
    • 24. create an atmosphere where you are most productive.
  • Identify your CORE values
    Life Values Inventory
    Please note:
    • Usually your first idea is the best indicator of how you feel.
    • 25. Answer every item.
    • 26. There are no right or wrong answers.
    • 27. Your choices should describe your own values.
  • Life Values Inventory: Adding Scores
    A: Questions 1+15+29 B:Questions 2+16+30
    C: Questions 3+17+31 D:Questions 4+18+32
    E:Questions 5+19+33F:Questions 6+20+34
    G:Questions 7+21+35H:Questions 8+22+36
    I: Questions 9+23+37 J: Questions 10+24+38
    K:Questions 11+25+39 L:Questions 12+26+40
    M: Questions 13+27+41 N:Questions 14+28+42
  • 28. Identify your CORE values
    A: ACHIEVEMENT- Challenge yourself, work hard to improve. Complete tasks, dislike lack of diligence.
    B: BELONGING - Important to be accepted & to feel included. Enjoys social interaction, identifies with group.
    C:CONCERN FOR ENVIRONMENT- Important to protect & preserve environment. Understands inter-dependence.
    D:CONCERN FOR OTHERS- Well-being of others is important. Altruistic with a desire to help & contribute.
    E: CREATIVITY - Important to have new ideas or create new things. Has need for self-expression.
  • 29. Understand your core values (continued)
    F: FINANCIAL PROSPERITY - Loves making investments, pursuing business opportunities and fiscal growth.
    G:HEALTH AND ACTIVITY - Important to be healthy and physically active.
    H: HUMILITY - Important to be humble and modest. Do not work for praise & dislikes limelight.
    I: INDEPENDENCE - Important to make own decisions & do things your way.
    J: LOYALTY TO FAMILY OR GROUP - Important to follow traditions & expectations of family or group. Loves dedication & has strong personal beliefs.
  • 30. Understand your core values (continued)
    K: PRIVACY - Important to have time alone to “recharge”. Could be introverted thinker.
    L:RESPONSIBLITY – Dependable & trustworthy. Will do more than expected, keeps promises, commitments.
    M: SCIENTIFIC UNDERSTANDING - Use data, scientific principles & technology to understand and solve problems. Has a quest for knowledge and insight.
    N: SPIRITUALITY - Value spiritual beliefs & believe that you are part of something greater than yourself.
  • 31. Value ALIGNMENT
  • 32.
  • 33. Value alignment
    • Would people closest to you be able to select your top 5 values based on what they know of you and the behaviors you exhibit?
    • 34. How does your personal value system align with the values of...
    ...your organization?
    ...your superiors?
    ...your peers?
    ...your subordinates?
  • 35. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say and what you do are in harmony.”
    - Mahatma Ghandi
  • 36. Stay in Contact:
    Cell: +27 82 925 4125
    Twitter: @maniebosman / @strategicleader
    We’re also on Facebook!