According to Gallup’s research, organizations with a strong values-driven culture are better prepared to navigate significant disruptions and system-level changes. Why? Because leaders who espouse key organizational values create supportive work environments that attract, develop and retain employees who are motivated by providing meaningful service to others. Electric cooperatives with values-based cultures are better prepared to operate by the Cooperative Principles, as well as fulfill their own mission and purpose.
This course provides insights and practical tools for instilling values-based leadership at your cooperative. Participants will gain in-depth understanding of how values ground, guide and impact an organization’s operation and its success. This course also provides tools for assessing individual and organizational values to pinpoint which values support desired outcomes and which ones don’t. In addition, this course demonstrates how a values-based perspective can be used in developing people and the organization, and how organization-wide changes can be more successfully implemented.