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Personal Value Alignment with KFF Paper

Mgt 521, University of Phoenix

Leonard Van McLendon

August 30, 2010

Niraj Kohli, Instructor

The purpose of this paper is to identify my personal values in order to determine how my values align with the values of KFF and how this alignment would affect my performance as a manager at KFF.

According to the Jungian Personality assessment my personality is that of an ENTJ which It calls as The Executive. It defines me as a natural born leader, a take charge person. It says I am self confident, forceful, and decisive with a dynamic presence and excellent verbal communication skills. I am also an extrovert gifted with a great deal of personal power. As an assertive, innovative long range thinker I am able to translate theories and possibilities into solid plans of action. And I usually possess the tools to achieve the goals of my aspirations. It tells me that I must work on not being overbearing to the extent of totally disregarding others’ opinions and feelings in order to not alienate people and miss out on important info as well as their collaboration and support.

Next according to the EAI Scoring Summary (WEB LINK:  Williams Institute Ethics Awareness Inventory Assessment which provides insight into my core values, my ethics are most closely aligned with C for Character. I deduce this to indicate that I am more concerned with the intrinsic person rather than the extrinsic action. My approach to ethics is to do what is right simply because it is right and not judge, rationalize or analyze a situation or circumstance to make it suit my particular purpose. I must develop patience and sharpen my verbal communication skill so that I more prone to attract than to repel.

I ponder the current scenario we observe at Kudler Fine Foods (KFF) and then I contemplate just how my performance would be affected as a manager there. First I take into account what I learned from identifying my values. Next I...
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