The virtuous organisation is one that has a strong moral compass, and a compelling mission that creates values for customers, employees, shareholders and the community.

The virtuous organisation does well, and it does good. Research suggests a significant relationship between virtuousness and enhanced organisational performances and success.

To strengthen your organisation’s virtuousness, these are three roles and activities that you can take up:

As a Navigator, you must chart the course for the business, and identify the things to do right. That includes building your company’s core competencies and values that collectively shape your organisation’s psyche and consciousness.

As a Capital Creator, other than the focus on returns on investment (ROI), you must ensure the proper structures are in place to enable employees to use their brain power to work productively and synergistically.

As a Value Generator, your vision and values shape and define the company’s cultures. It impacts the ways the business is run: from the way it operates, to how it treats employees, to how it contributes to the community.

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