The VALUE of values<br />Definition: <br />“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.” <br />
Behavior<br />How do I live?<br />Values<br />What is good and right?<br />Beliefs<br />What is true?<br />Worldview<br />What is REAL?<br />Iceberg Principle in leadership behavior<br />
The VALUE of values<br /><ul><li>Values provide a firm foundation in times of change and uncertainty.
Focusing on values can help leaders steer others towards new strategy/vision/goals.
Respecting different values can help navigate personal, cultural differences.
Values can change (and sometimes should – think of Paul/Saul).</li></li></ul><li>About VALUES-BASEDleadership<br />
VALUES-BASED leadership<br /><ul><li>Values are always used as a basis for a group’s operation.
Implicit values are assumed values of the leader, and open to misinterpretation.
Explicit values are reflected in the organization’s policies, vision & systems.</li></li></ul><li>VALUES-BASED leadership<br />Self-enhancement values:<br /><ul><li>Achievement (pursuit of personal success).
Hedonism (personal gratification).</li></ul>Self-transcendent values:<br /><ul><li>Benevolence (concern for immediate others: include honesty, responsibility, and loyalty ).
Universalism (concern for the welfare of all people).</li></li></ul><li>VALUE-BASED leadership<br />Organizational values: <br />“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..” <br />
create an atmosphere where you are most productive.</li></li></ul><li>Identify your CORE values<br />Life Values Inventory<br />Please note:<br /><ul><li> Usually your first idea is the best indicator of how you feel.
Identify your CORE values<br />A: ACHIEVEMENT- Challenge yourself, work hard to improve. Complete tasks, dislike lack of diligence. <br />B: BELONGING - Important to be accepted & to feel included. Enjoys social interaction, identifies with group.<br />C:CONCERN FOR ENVIRONMENT- Important to protect & preserve environment. Understands inter-dependence.<br />D:CONCERN FOR OTHERS- Well-being of others is important. Altruistic with a desire to help & contribute.<br />E: CREATIVITY - Important to have new ideas or create new things. Has need for self-expression.<br />
Understand your core values (continued)<br />F: FINANCIAL PROSPERITY - Loves making investments, pursuing business opportunities and fiscal growth.<br />G:HEALTH AND ACTIVITY - Important to be healthy and physically active. <br />H: HUMILITY - Important to be humble and modest. Do not work for praise & dislikes limelight.<br />I: INDEPENDENCE - Important to make own decisions & do things your way. <br />J: LOYALTY TO FAMILY OR GROUP - Important to follow traditions & expectations of family or group. Loves dedication & has strong personal beliefs.<br />
Understand your core values (continued)<br />K: PRIVACY - Important to have time alone to “recharge”. Could be introverted thinker.<br />L:RESPONSIBLITY – Dependable & trustworthy. Will do more than expected, keeps promises, commitments.<br />M: SCIENTIFIC UNDERSTANDING - Use data, scientific principles & technology to understand and solve problems. Has a quest for knowledge and insight.<br />N: SPIRITUALITY - Value spiritual beliefs & believe that you are part of something greater than yourself.<br />