Now that I better recognize the value of aligned Core Values, I will put it to use when starting to look for internships and job placements.
The Mission of NF, Inc., NE is to find a treatment and the cure for neurofibromatosis by promoting scientific research, creating awareness, and supporting those who are affected by NF.
Now that I completed this exercise and believe in the importance in Core Values, I hope to find an organization that shares my same values after graduation.
Not only will it benefit me, but it will also benefit the organization for which I chose to work.
They both gave me interesting views on the merit of Core Values, but most importantly, I was able to obtain an outside independent view of my values.
I was able to identify my two greatest values that define who I am and where I want to be.As an Argentinean, Family plays a huge role in my life.In Argentina, children live with their parents until they get married, and even then, they come back every weekend for a traditional asado (BBQ).Source: Argentinean Jewish Relief Campaign of Boston (AJRC) was organized in January 2002, as an all-volunteer, grassroots response to the worsening circumstances facing Argentine Jews.Personal values are principles that define a person as an individual.When it comes to organizations, core values are the organizations essential and enduring tenetsa small set of timeless guiding principles that require no external justification; they have intrinsic value and importance to those inside the the drivers of my personality, the reason I get along with my best friends, and a big reason why Boston College is a good fit for me.We all have many values, but in order to narrow down these values to those that were core, I had a discussion with my parents.During New Years Eve, the entire family spends the evening together, and only after the clock has struck midnight, do the children go out to clubs with their friends.If my family were in trouble, I would do everything in my power to help them.Kouzes and Posner researched the correlation between the clarity of both ones personal and an organizations values and its impact on employee commitment.What resulted was not surprising: employees who had the greatest clarity in both their own personal values and their organizations values, held the highest commitment to their organization.