core value


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core value

A fundamental idea that unites individuals and defines the efforts and goals of the institution for which they work. In health care, core values include devotion and service to others, lifelong learning, and a dedication to ongoing quality improvement.
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Some owner-advisors resist this step on the grounds that the core values are theirs alone.
A similar process would have to begin now for the new core value represented by sufficiency.
P&GJ: Why are core values so important to a company, and specifically, what core values do you have?
For example, the Marine Corps' core values " form the bedrock of [a Marine's] character" (Sturkey, 2001), the Air Force's "tell us the price of admission to the Air Force itself" (United States Air Force, 1997), and the Army's are "what being a soldier is all about" (United States Army, n.
I have internalized in my core values integrity, inclusiveness, and veracity.
As a distinct component of their core beliefs, Christians also believe that Jesus lived and fulfilled the core value on the cross, in love for God and love for the humanity, as an example for all.
Notice that I said leadership position and not management position, because in some companies it is a Leader on the shop floor and not top management that sets the tone or the core values within.
For example, if "faculty involvement" is chosen as a core value, then it should also appear in internal operations.
I decided to write my leadership curriculum based on the 10 core values listed on a program acronym.
She says John Kerry's core value is equality, yet in the same breath she says that he supports civil unions and not marriage.
Other benefits include risk management/risk avoidance (days on strike at Chiquita plants decreased 75 percent from 2000 to 2002) and increased employee satisfaction (as measured in core value focus groups).
In the last edition of his book, Schwarz added a fourth core value that he named compassion.