What to do when work and values conflict?

Have you ever experienced a time when there was a conflict between your values and what you were asked to do in the work place? When a group of incoming MBA students at Columbia Business School were asked to write an essay about such a time in their careers, their answers laid the ground work for the new book by Mary Gentile , “Giving Voice to Values: How to Speak Your Mind When You Know What’s Rights ”. Mary spoke at Intersections International as a guest of our Power and Values Project and the Values and Leadership Roundtable on Wednesday, September 15. She shared her hopes that her newbook will serve as a tool for employees in any business to use to change the way their employers do business, when that is the right thing to do, without risking everything in the process. Her insight is that most employees know what the right thing to do is and would to the right thing wh...

Full article: http://www.intersectionsinternational.org/blog/2010/09/24...

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