Make Your Values Mean Something

From Harvard Business Review: You can learn some important lessons from the few companies that have adopted meaningful corporate values. Whether their values stemmed directly from the vision and character of their founders or were developed later through formal programs, these companies all followed four basic imperatives in creating and implementing their values: understand the different types of values, be aggressively authentic, own the process, and weave core values into everything.

Publication date: July 2002

Patrick M. Lencioni

Founder and President

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Grants Management Professional Competency Model

Cross-Cutting Competencies

  • Ethics, Integrity, and Accountability: Act with integrity and accountability.
  • Process and Change Management: Plan and monitor processes efficiently and effectively and manage change as needed to contribute to grantmaker's strategic goals and grantee's success.

Lifecycle of a Grant Competencies

  • Planning and Pre-Grant: Apply the grantmaker values, mission, and goals to ensure alignment of application process and guidelines.