Values are those ideals, principles, and qualities upon which we place great importance. Shared values are those that permeate throughout an organization, ones that receive buy-in across all levels. When values are aligned between leaders and the organization, they create an environment of trust, high employee engagement, positive interaction, and strong commitment to the organization. Those factors, in turn, lead to higher levels of performance, innovation, and results.
Evaluating values is one way to assess human behavior. Analyzing motivation is another way to do so. Several psychologists developed key theories that help us understand the concept of motivation