Building Shared Vision And Communication

1725 Words Feb 5th, 2016 7 Pages
Building shared vision requires constant effort by managers of my organization and a central part of their work. They understand that the visions they develop are still their personal visions; nevertheless Senge (2006) asserts, “Just because they occupy a position of leadership does not mean that their personal visions are automatically the organization’s vision.” Creating shared vision, leaders in my organization understands, goes hand-in-hand with systems thinking; for instance it enables employees to understand what and how the organization has created. Furthermore; Maxwell (2013), said it portrays what the team wants to create and gives leaders a sense of appreciation that they are contributing to the current reality.
Value, shared Vision and Communication
Hilgert & Leonard (1998) defines an institution, or organization, as having a set of institutional norms that cohere around a relatively distinct and socially important complex of values. Northouse (2013) adds that these values can be thought of as enduring beliefs that serve as a standard to guide an organization’s actions and attitudes, and further guide how it evaluates and justifies its own actions and then compares its actions to that of others. In other words, values or shared vision influences the way people think, feel and behave, and therefore become the criteria that my organization as a whole uses when determining a course of action. Members of my organization not only understand but committed to these…
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