This paper introduces a set of valuesthat are relevant and credible for business managersand executives. Quantitative descriptive measures ofthe individual values and analyses of theirinterrelationships are presented. Results arediscussed in terms of strategic significance,particularly the inherent incompatibility of some corevalues and business strategies.
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Reynierse, J.H., Harker, J.B. & Fink, A.A. A Credible and Strategy-Relevant Set of Business Values. International Journal of Value-Based Management 13, 15–28 (2000). https://doi.org/10.1023/A:1007704501906
- business values
- corporate focus
- executive management