Event: Leading Through Values

by Jan 24, 2022City & Guilds initiatives, Events, News

Let’s talk about values in leadership

In October 2021, ILM published Leading through Values, a report researching the importance of values.  The report features case studies from a number of businesses, exploring what values mean for them, how values are being brought to life in everyday operations and how they’ve withstood the challenges faced during the pandemic. Read the Executive Summary.

We discovered that company values are an integral part of their leadership models and ultimately play an essential role in:

  • Defining organisational purpose and goals
  • Standardising strategy and operational delivery
  • Directing learning and development
  • Performance management
  • Talent attraction, recruitment and retention
  • Improving customer relations

The event

Designed and delivered in collaboration with ILM, the event explore how values are more than simple statements or ideals and how you can use them to build leadership capability and drive business growth.

Watch the webinar recording in the video below:

Speakers

The panel included contributors from the report to dissect how company values are the philosophies and principles that inform culture and enable them to achieve their organisational purpose and drive business. Sally Eley, Director, City & Guilds Foundation and Chair of the session.

  • Kate Ross, Learning Leader, IBM Early Professionals Programmes, IBM

In the report, we speak to IBM about how their core values were developed and how they measure the application of these values in the work of their employees. They tell us why values are important and the challenges they’ve faced in instilling them.

  • Candice Gardner, Education Manager, Dermalogica

Dermalogica is a company rooted in education. Long before the products were launched and the company had grown to the size it is today, the seeds of company values were sown within the founders’ ideology and beliefs.

  • Lee Edwards, Head of HR Strategy

Learn how Veolia supports all employees to understand values and how to demonstrate them in order to achieve the organisation’s purpose.

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