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Improving Productivity Part 4 - The Value of Values

Article posted 9th May 2019Engagement News

Welcome to the final video from a series of four videos looking at how we can improve productivity at work.

Many organisations have values and you'll often see these over the walls, in meeting rooms and in social areas as prominent features. Values are a critical component of organisational cultures, the behaviours are driven by what we most value. But what happens when the values themselves are of little value? Whilst everyone might be able to recite them, what do they mean? How are they meant to provide a sense of direction of what is and is not acceptable around here?

Amrit shares his throughts on how when values are used during decision-making, we can ensure decisions are being made that support the culture rather than detract or errode it:

 

Posted by Amrit Sandhar

Amrit Sandhar is the founder of The Engagement Coach. He started a career in healthcare as a qualified Pharmacist, where he went on to oversee half of the UK’s Pharmacy and Optical units for Walmart’s UK operation, Asda. Having successfully worked in the healthcare sector, Amrit went on to head up Employee Engagement for Asda, before taking up a role with the prestigious Sunday Times Best Companies organisation, working at boardroom level, helping organisations improve their employee engagement. Amrit is a qualified executive coach with an Advanced Certificate in Leadership and Executive Coaching with the Bristol Business School (ILM level 7 qualified in Executive Coaching & Leadership Mentoring). He is also a Walmart accredited AIM change trainer, Strengthscope accredited consultant, NLP Master Practitioner and has a CIPD Advanced Diploma (Level 7) in HRM/HRD.