Values rollout. How to develop a strategy, plan and budget to communicate values throughout your organization so that you change your organization's culture.
You may have been asked to:
But, simply communicating your new values and telling people to live by them is not going to change the way people behave in your organization, or you organization's culture.
Roll out organizational values to change behaviours
Often, a values rollout process fails to change either the organizational culture, or the way employees behave towards one another or towards their customers. This is because:
So for many employees, the easiest way to make sense of conflicting expectations is to continue doing what they did before.
Mixed messages prevents people from living the organizational values.
Before you begin to design a roadshow for your CEO, you need to develop a comprehensive strategy, plan and budget that will do more than just communicate your values. It will consider everything you need to do in your organization, to ensure your employees, leaders and managers behave consistently according to the organization’s values.
Follow these ten steps to develop a values rollout plan.
Benefits of planning your values rollout.
A clear values rollout plan will help you to:
If you are serious about using values to change an organization's culture, rather than pretending to tick boxes on a template, then take the time to develop a clear values rollout plan.