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Values and behaviours

Questions you might ask yourself

  • How well are our values aligned to the vision?

  • How well do we demonstrate the behaviours that are appropriate to our values?

  • Have we considered how our values might affect a diverse population?

What success looks like

  • We have clearly defined the values and behaviours we wish to demonstrate.

  • Our language and behaviour demonstrates our values.



Mindtools is a website providing management, leadership & career training and a range of tools and resources on a number of management subjects. Access to many of these requires a subscription of US$1 per month. However, many articles are available free online. An eBook containing all its online tools is available for download for around US$20.

Value Based Management (VBM)

The Value Based Management (VBM) site is a library of explanation of management methods, models and theories, giving succinct outlines of numerous approaches under five headings: 'Strategy- Value Creation'; 'Valuation- Decision Making'; 'Organisation - Change - Culture'; 'Communication - Marketing'; and 'Leadership - Management'. The sections are cross-referenced. The links at the bottom of each column take you to the 12manage site. No log-in or registration is required for VBM.

  • The 'Strategy - Value Creation' column of this site starts with article on Value-Based Management and then offers links to subjects such as Core Competence, Cultural Dimensions and The Learning Organisation. The link at the bottom of the column takes you to 12manage's page on Strategy (which requires registration to read any articles).