This book answers the question of how soft factors such as corporate cultures and individual and corporate values can be transparently steered. With its C4 management tool and reflecting the seven driving forces of corporate culture, the Values Cockpit is a powerful solution designed to steer all dimensions and processes of a company, pursuing a lean approach.
The book links strategic approaches on how to steer a company towards excellence with insights into the driving forces of human thoughts and actions. It subsequently introduces the Values Cockpit, which allows individual corporate cultures to be developed and controlled on the basis of a rational approach.
It has since become commonplace that, for the best companies in the world, it is their great corporate culture that sustains their excellence and economic success. In order to establish such a corporate culture, all corporate values must be thoroughly controlled, steered and measured. This book serves as an essential guide, helping companies to reach these goals and ensure their sustainable economic success.
Dr. Friedrich Glauner studied philosophy, science of religions, economics, history and semiotics in Cologne, Berlin, Berkeley, London and St. Gallen. He worked for 18 years as entrepreneur, manager and CEO in family run enterprises. For seven years he lectured in philosophy and semiotics in Berlin. Presently he lectures values driven management and strategy building at the Global-Ethos Institute in Tübingen and other universities. With his strategy boutique "Cultural Images" he serves corporations and institutions setting up values cockpits for ethicological business models and future viable business managemet.
Introduction: How to Survive in a Changing world.- Corporate Values - the Third Systemic Factor for Excellence in Enterprises.- Values Cockpits and Values Management.- Values at Work.- Values - A Seedbed for Commercial Value.- Final Thoughts: Businesses and the Values Cockpit.