Tag: values

VIDEO: Dr. Hogan Discusses the Importance of Values

VIDEO: Dr. Hogan Discusses the Importance of Values  Values are the DNA of culture, and culture is incredibly stable over generations. That explains why parent-child voting preferences and religious preferences have correlated so strongly throughout human history. Values are what drive prejudice, and the clash of values is what has caused so much unrest and… Read more »

When Leaders Are Hired for Talent but Fired for Not Fitting In

This article was co-authored by Hogan CEO Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Russell Reynolds Associates CEO Clarke Murphy, and originally appeared in Harvard Business Review. Over and over again, organizations are unable to appoint the right leaders. According to academic estimates, the baseline for effective corporate leadership is merely 30%, while in politics, approval ratings oscillate between… Read more »

Drinks with Hogan: Values

Identifying personal values is the way to find meaning in your job. Hogan Consultant Jennifer Lowe discusses the importance of measuring values in personality assessment in this installment of Drinks with Hogan.

Employee Development: It’s as easy as 1-2-3

The two keys to success when it comes to running an effective business are money and people. Organizations tend to recognize that money is important to running a successful business, but often times they fail to focus on the people side of the equation. Unfortunately when companies do consider the people side they often get… Read more »

The Values Impact

What do Ron Johnson, Robert Nardelli, and Jack Griffin all have in common? All are smart, talented individuals who were hired to repair struggling companies and failed. Each shared a common thread: their ability to lead was undermined by a misalignment of values.

MVPI Item Themes

The Motives, Values, Preferences Inventory identifies the core goals, drivers, and interests that determine what gets people to the office each day. The MVPI consists of 10 primary scales, which are further divided into five item themes. The MVPI item themes provide additional interpretive power by categorizing participants’ responses to the questions that compose each… Read more »

CEOs Aren’t Like Us

What makes a great chief executive? Although leadership is one of the most studied subjects in academia and the business world, there is no clear answer to this question, in part because so little research has been done examining what separates CEOs from the rest of us. To answer this question, Hogan partner Winsborough Limited… Read more »

Understanding Employees

When it comes to understanding your employees, it boils down to three basic questions:

How Values Affect Corporate Culture

By now, most people have heard about Greg Smith, the former Goldman Sachs vice president who resigned in a searing article on the New York Time’s op-ed page. The former investment banker has been making news again this week following the release of a book detailing his experiences at the storied firm.