Strategic Roadmap: Core Values
What are core values? Core values are what an organization believes in. When an organization puts core values together it can help all employees understand what they need to believe in to all be working in the same direction.
Matt Kerzner: The second one is core values. This is what we want to be. There are words that describe our values of our organization.
Excitement. Integrity. Customer service. Quality. Safety. These are key words that can help your employees know what the true values are that you believe in.
Once you developed your mission, vision, values, goals and objectives it will be important that each employee developed their own individual actions to help the organization move in the desired direction.
When looking at initiatives and projects it's very important to understand what is in scope and out of scope of the project and to identify all the resources that are needed to make this initiative successful.
This part of the Strategic Roadmap podcast series continues with strategies and measures. There are three major strategies that an organization should concentrate including business development, operating efficiency and bench strength.
It is very important for the organization to really think through the objectives and goals that they would like to accomplish. The SMART model should be implemented to help develop those goals - specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and timeframe
The vision for an organization is what we want to be when we grow up. It's a very strategic statement that will let the employees know that this is the direction of the organization and what we want to be one year three years and five years from now.
Does your organization have a mission statement? It is very important for an organization to understand why they exist and if all the employees understand what are the activities that are most they will truly understand why the organization exists.