O'Reilly logo

When Core Values Are Strategic: How the Basic Values of Procter & Gamble Transformed Leadership at Fortune 500 Companies by Andy Butcher, Rick Tocquigny

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

6. John Smale

John Smale, former Procter & Gamble (P&G) CEO and former Chairman of the Board for General Motors, is both a leader and a historian. Smale’s speech to the Commonwealth Commercial Club in 1993 represents leadership driven by core values. He said, “As I look out, I see faces of many, many friends. People that I’ve known, respected, and admired for decades and those of you that make up the leadership of Cincinnati working hard to make this city an attractive place to live. Your backgrounds and the organizations you’ve helped lead are all unique, of course, but you’ve shared the responsibilities of leadership. You’ve all grappled with the nebulous, but crucial challenge of shaping a vision and then guiding an organizational structure ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required