“Many people are not even aware of their subconscious values or have not thought about how they shape their decisions and strategies”…
“Values are among the biggest drivers of our strategic decisions”
Quick summary below of this MIT Sloan Management Review article by Philip Meissner & Torsten Wulf
“Subconscious values shape our organizations’ strategies and tactics by directing our focus and influencing which plans we make and how we implement them.
Subconscious values particularly affect 3 aspects of their strategic decision-making
1. How and where they grow their businesses
2. How open they are to new ideas and new ways of solving problems
3. How they interact with people
Our personal attitudes toward growth are shaped by how much we value security or embrace risk. Are we very risk-averse or can we tolerate uncertainty?
Our openness to new ideas and processes is influenced by whether we value learning or knowing. Are we willing to accept new ways of solving current problems?
How we relate with people is based on whether we enjoy debate or prefer harmony. Do we suppress critical points of view to preserve harmony in the team?”
Full article: The Hidden Values Driving Strategy