Sunday, 19 September 2010

42. Equality

Hall/Tonna Descriptor: Experiencing one's self as having the same value and rights as all other human beings in such a way that one is set free to be that self and free others to be themselves. This is the  critical conscience of the value of being human.

Existing Online: To experience yourself as having the same value and rights as all other human beings in such a way that you are set free to be yourself and to free others to be themselves

Proposed: Experiencing equal value and rights to other human beings so you are free to be yourself and allow others to be themselves

New Label: Equality - Old label: Equality / Liberation

Final: To acknowledge equal value and rights of all people so that everyone experiences freedom to be themselves.

Thursday, 11 March 2010

23. Leadership/New Organization

Hall-Tonna Definition:
This value label was changed by Brian Hall from Corporation/New Order to Corporation/Stewardship and defined as: "Leading and developing a new organization or transforming an existing one. " Also, "The skills, capacity and will to create new organizational styles or to improve present institutional forms in order to creatively enhance society."

Existing Online: The innovative design of new organizational or institutional forms which, if implemented, would creatively enhance society.

Rationale: We need to discuss what we mean by this value to effectively distinguish it from Construction/New Order which is currently defined as: To initiate and develop a new form of institution for the purpose of creatively enhancing society.
New Label: Leadership/New Organization Old Label: Corporation/New Order
Final: Leading/developing a new organization or transforming an existing one.

Saturday, 30 August 2008

123. Workmanship/Quality

existing
To create products or works of art to enhance the world and our life in it

suggestion
To create products or works of art to enhance the world and life in it

New Label: Workmanship/Quality Old label: Workmanship/Craft/Art

Final: Gaining satisfaction and pride from quality workmanship.

122. Work

existing
To have the skills and rights enabling you to produce a minimal living for yourself and your family.

suggestion
To have the skills and rights that allow you to provide for yourself/family.

New Label: Work Old label: Work/Labour

Final: To have the skills, confidence and desire to engage in productive work.

119, Wonder/Awe/Fate

existing
To be filled with marvel, amazement and awe when faced with the overwhelming grandeur
and power of your physical environment. To feel that, at times, things are out of your hands and fate rules.

suggestion
To be filled with wonder and amazement at the overwhelming impressiveness of a physical environment.

or

To feel, when overwhelmed by the impressiveness of a physical environment, that, at times, fate rules.

Final: To have overwhelming feelings of marvel and fear when faced with the awe-inspiring power and mystery of nature.

118. Unity/Control

existing
To create harmony and agreement in an institution to the end of achieving efficiency, order, loyalty and conformity to established norms.

suggestion
To create harmony and agreement as a way of achieving efficiency, loyalty and compliance

New Label: Unity/Control Old Label: Unity/Uniformity

Final: Establishing and maintaining efficiency, order, loyalty and conformity to established norms.

117. Unity/Diversity

Brian's Original: Recognizing and acting administratively on the belief that an organization is creatively enhanced by giving equal opportunity to persons from a variety of cultures, ethnic backgrounds and diverse training.

existing
To value groups, organisations, society and the ecosystem, that have a diversity of membership. To value biodiversity.

suggestion
To appreciate the singleness of groups, organisations, society and the ecosystem, that have a diversity of membership.

Related Values:

  • Collaborative Individualism: Commitment to a group and its purpose in order to simultaneously maximize both individual independent action and interdependent cooperation.
  • Biodiversity: Advocacy pertaining to the preservation of diversity -- plants, animals, language, cultures

Final: Creatively enhancing organisations by unifying diverse groups and ensuring equal opportunity to persons from a variety of cultures, ethnic backgrounds and experience.