Publication Date

Fall 2016


Prominent workplace culture and values have been proven to strengthen employee loyalty time and again, yet there is still a need to understand how these nebulous ideas translate into real business practices. Culture can be the driving force in connecting employees directly to the mission of the company, and therefore creating results for all company stakeholders including employees, customers, and shareholders. But in order to produce these outcomes, companies must create values that represent the workplace culture they want to achieve and have merit and teeth, which requires what the Harvard Business Review refers to as “guts”.


Suggested Citation
Collier, D., & Murphy, T. (2016). What are some best-in-class examples of corporate cultures and values brought-to-life in workplace behaviors that drove clear business results? Retrieved [insert date] from Cornell University, ILR School site:

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