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value system

the accepted mode of conduct and the set of norms, goals, and values binding any social group. Such guidelines for determining what is right or wrong, good or bad, and desirable or undesirable serve as a frame of reference for the individual in reaching decisions and in achieving a meaningful life.
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However, when considering human population numbers, human value systems, economics, politics, and religion, all factors over which we have some limited measure of control, must also be taken into account.
The typology of the seven value systems are not referenced at all in chapters four and seven and have little evaluative force elsewhere except in chapter three on the intentions of the founding fathers of the republic.
And do they have a value system that could be defined as morality or spirituality?
You have a value system that is understood by all the people in your management team.
Blues culture, then, runs counter to a dominant value system that devalues the flesh.
Therefore, when examining the characteristics of an organization a number of value systems should be considered.
Traditionally, the main concerns in studying value systems have been to improve organizational effectiveness and work environment (e.
It is downright dangerous, for in accepting and celebrating the Post-Modern notion that humanity is displaced from the centre of the value system -- that all values are arbitrary -- he betrays the calling of architects to better the lot of humankind and wallows in a zeitgeist that reduces all transactions to impersonal and monetary ones.