Most organizations have a mission statement. It might hang on a wall in the corporate office lobby, near the HR department, or as a screensaver background. It may even come with a set of values intended to help employees sync their behaviors and work habits. But do they?
Employees who have a sense of meaning and purpose – and whose personal values align with company values – are more than 4x as likely to love their jobs. Therefore, it’s crucial to articulate those values clearly and demonstrate how they can come to life at your organization.
Let’s look at some of the ways you can institute core values that reflect the essence of your organization – and how you can make those values “livable.”