Values Edge System
The Values Edge System
There’s value in better team performance.
Values. Every person, team, and organization has them. They’re what make people tick, and smart organizations know that they’re the vital link to employee engagement, team performance, and a competitive advantage.
New from HRDQ, The Values Edge System is a powerful new training tool that quickly brings values to the surface. By putting personal and team values on the table—literally—individuals can “see” what drives their actions and view a snapshot of how they compare to their peers, teams, and the organization as a whole.Find at Click here to visit HRDQ
Here’s what the system will do for your organization
An Exercise in Personal and Team Discovery
Authors: Dr. Cynthia Scott, PhD, MPH and Dr. Dennis Jaffe, PhD
Understanding the business value of values.
Exploring personal values is more than inner discovery and understanding what makes people tick. In a world that’s in a constant state of flux, values are what remain steadfast and true. They’re the driving force behind personal action and a beacon of focus in turbulent times. Successful organizations recognize the business case for value clarity, and they know that connecting personal values to organizational strategy is the vital link to employee engagement, commitment, a healthy culture—and a competitive advantage.
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Surface personal and team values
Enhance relationships and strengthen team performance
Improve one-on-one coaching
Renew and align organizational culture
Build career development plans
Uncover cultural and strategic differences
The Values Edge System is perfect for everyone in your organization, from frontline employees to executive management team members—and everyone in between
How It Works
Personal and team discovery sessions simply and effectively bring values to the surface. Participants create a hierarchy of their individual value system using pyramid tents, stickers, and cards that represent both intrinsic and instrumental values. What makes these exercises so powerful is that in addition to “seeing” what drives their own actions, individuals get a clear picture of how their values compare to their peers, teams—and even the organization as a whole.
What to Order
The Complete Kit includes materials to train up to five people at one time. For larger groups, order one extra card deck and one participant refill set per person. The card decks are reusable and all other parts are available for individual purchase.
If you are new to this product we highly recommend HRDQ QuickStart Training, whether you are a novice trainer or a seasoned facilitator. It’s an excellent way to quickly get up to speed on the assessment so you can step into your first training class with confidence. Personalized, one-on-one telephone coaching is provided at your convenience. Our subject matter experts will review the entire package with you, offer ideas for tailoring the program to your specific needs, discuss typical participant questions, and more.Go to HRDQ,Click here to visit HRDQ
About the Authors
Cynthia Scott, PhD, MPH
A founding principal of Changeworks Global, Dr. Cynthia Scott is a subject matter expert with over 20 years of experience in the fields of strategic planning for human capital management, managing continual organizational change, and visionary leadership. She is the author of numerous books, including Rekindling Commitment and Take This Work and Love It!, and her work has been featured in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, and Worthwhile Magazine.
Dennis Jaffe, PhD
A nationally recognized leader in the field of organizational development, Dr. Dennis Jaffe is a founding principal of Changeworks Global and director of the Organizational Inquiry Program at Saybrook Graduate School. He earned his PhD in sociology and MA in management from Yale University. He is also a licensed clinical psychologist and the author of more than 20 books, including Rekindling Commitment and Organizational Vision, Values, and Mission.
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