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High Performance with High Integrity by Ben W. Heineman Jr.

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III. Core Principles and Practices

The key to achieving sustained high performance with high integrity lies in creating the right CEO-led corporate culture—the shared principles (values, policies, and attitudes) and the shared practices (norms, systems, and processes) that influence how people think, and therefore how they behave.1

What are the constraints on the internal and external pressures to make the numbers which can lead to corruption? One answer is a disciplinary culture: people are afraid of violating company precepts (or breaking the law!), getting caught, and being punished. But there’s a positive answer, as well. In a robust performance-with-integrity culture, affirmative values and norms of behavior are so widely shared that people ...

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