Building a Values-Driven Organization: A Whole System Approach to Cultural Transformation

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Richard Barrett, author of the best-selling book Liberating the Corporate Soul, presents his new thinking
Based on his experience working with over 1,000 organizations in 32 countries on cultural transformation for the values-driven organization. He presents a whole system approach to cultural transformation, showing organizations how they can change their culture to become values-driven organizations that support their employees, their customers, their partners, their leaders, ...

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Overview

Richard Barrett, author of the best-selling book Liberating the Corporate Soul, presents his new thinking
Based on his experience working with over 1,000 organizations in 32 countries on cultural transformation for the values-driven organization. He presents a whole system approach to cultural transformation, showing organizations how they can change their culture to become values-driven organizations that support their employees, their customers, their partners, their leaders, and ultimately drive effectiveness and profit.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750679749
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/22/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Barrett is an international consultant in the field of values-driven leadership and cultural transformation. He works with leaders and senior executives in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia to develop values-driven organizational cultures that build human capital, embrace diversity, strengthen financial performance, and support sustainable development. He is the creator of the Cultural Transformation Tools. He is a Fellow of the World Business Academy, and Former Values Coordinator at the World Bank. He is the instigator and coordinator of the Whole System Change summits. Mr. Barrett is the author of A Guide to Liberating Your Soul, Fulfilling Books, 1995 and Liberating the Corporate Soul: Building a Visionary Organization, Butterworth-Heinemann, 1998. A sequel to Liberating the Corporate Soul entitled A Whole System Approach to Cultural Transformation will be published in 2005/2006. Richard can be contacted at: Tel: 1 828 452 5045 or by e-mail at richard@corptools.com. Web sites: http://www.corptools.com and http://www.valuescentre.com

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Chapter
1
Introduction
Background
Whole System Change
Implementing Whole System Change

2
The Seven Levels of Consciousness Model
The Seven Levels of Personal Consciousness
The Seven Levels of Group Consciousness

3
The Cultural Transformation ToolsSM
The Seven Levels of Organizational Consciousness
Full-Spectrum Consciousness

4
Mapping the Values of Organizations
Values Plot
Values Distribution
Distribution of Positive Values
CTS Chart
Business Needs Scorecard
Other Examples of the Use of the CTT Assessment Instruments
Conclusions

5
Mapping the Values of Individuals
Individual Values Assessments
Conclusions

6
Merging Cultures – The Importance of the Values of the Leadership Group
The Merger of Company A and Company B
The Merger of Department A and Department B
The Values of the Leadership Group

7
Leadership Development – The Key to Cultural Transformation
The Seven Levels of Leadership Consciousness
Full-Spectrum Consciousness
How Do Leaders Become Full-Spectrum?
Leadership Values Assessments

8
Whole System Change – The Context for Cultural Transformation
The Integral Model
Common Mistakes
Cultural Entropy

9
The Framework for Whole System Change
Preparation Phase
Implementation Phase

10
The Importance of Values-Based Decision-Making
The Four Vectors of Consciousness
The Five Modes of Decision-Making
Conclusions

11
Values-Management
Group Performance Indicators
Individual Performance Indicators
Values-Management Software

12
Integrating Appreciative Inquiry

13
Integrating Resilience
Baseline Resilience Diagnostic

14
Integrating the EFQM Excellence Model®
The Emergence of Excellence in Europe
Integrating EFQM and CT Tools
Case Study: Facilities Directorate Sheffield Hallam University

15
New Leaders, New Change-Agents
Values-Based Decision-Making
New Leaders
Master Practitioners of Whole System Change


Annex 1: Resources and Contact Information

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