13 09, 2021

Greed is Good

By |2021-09-13T12:20:32-06:00September 13th, 2021|Company Values, SHIFT Program|0 Comments

The film Wall Street, with its iconic character Gordon Gekko, coined the phrase greed is good.  “Greed is right, greed works,” he claimed. But this runs counter to almost every intuition we have. We assume that employees who prize the collective good are going to be better for our workplace culture. This [...]

22 11, 2019

You’re Not Done With Organizational Values

By |2020-05-31T12:08:34-06:00November 22nd, 2019|Company Values|0 Comments

Had you walked into the New York offices of Enron in early 2001 you would have seen the organization’s corporate values prominently displayed on the wall in a marble edifice: Respect Integrity Communication, and Excellence You may have been impressed with the prominence Enron gave to these guiding [...]

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