7 Levels of Ethical Business Practice

For the next 7 Thursdays, we present the Seven Levels of Ethical Business Practice to help leaders consciously create effective, ethical cultures – it is a collaboration with the Barrett Values Centre. Read the first article here: valuescentre.com/resource-library/ethical-business-practice/ And do help spread the word:

New Board Effectiveness Guidance from the Financial Reporting Council

AretéWork whole-heartedly welcomes the new Guidance for boards and board committees from the Financial Reporting Council. The guidance covers a lot of ground. In this brief post we’ll focus on one key element in the guidance: “The workforce will be a vital source of insight into the culture of the company.” We agree with this, andContinue reading “New Board Effectiveness Guidance from the Financial Reporting Council”

Shared values contribute to safe landing – the case of Southwest Airlines

There is no point in sitting in the Board room and choosing values in a vacuum; no matter how well you think you know your business, unless… The view from the C suite is different from the view from other vantage points. It can be a reality distortion field. I’ve seen it for myself. NoContinue reading “Shared values contribute to safe landing – the case of Southwest Airlines”

Why values?

Everyone has values, they are not only the source of our internal motivation and our decision-making but, as Richard Barrett explains in his new book, Everything I have learned about Values, they are the “energetic drivers of our aspirations and intentions”. Perhaps that is what attracted me to working with values when I set outContinue reading “Why values?”