Presentation on theme: "1 2007 Rotary Institute The Rotary Zonal Institute for Zone 4, 6B and 7 B 28 November – 2 December 2007 Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia."— Presentation transcript:
Rotary Institute The Rotary Zonal Institute for Zone 4, 6B and 7 B 28 November – 2 December 2007 Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 Definition the Oxford Advance Learners Dictionary values as beliefs about what is right and wrong and what is important in life the Collin's English Dictionary as the moral principle and beliefs or accepted standard of a person or social group Ken Blanchard’s book "an enduring belief that a particular end or mean is more socially or individually preferable than another end of mean"
3 Two Types of Values End Value End value – focused on future end Mean Value Focused towards accomplishing that particular end
4 The Value Criteria … Value is a belief that is chosen Value is chosen from alternative Value is chosen with an understanding of the consequences Value is acted on over time Value is prized Value must be clearly stated concise and precise
5 Rotary Promoting Values … 1905 Paul Harris realised sharing of fellowship was strength; the sharing of business was a weakness 1908 Rotarian Sheldon helped Rotarians regard business as a means to serve society. Service – Rotary’s first core value 1911 Rotarian Sheldon “gave Rotary two slogan, namely he profits most who serves best and Service Above Self – Rotary’s second core value
6 Rotary Promoting Values … 1912 Adopted five objects for the use of high ethical standards in business practice – Rotary’s third core value 1915 Code of ethics used until deleted 1978 1927 Vocational Service became the second Object of Rotary
7 Rotary Promoting Values … 1932 Herbert J. Taylor gave Rotary the Four-Way Test 1937 – 38 Vocational Week personal involvement of Rotarian in the everyday practice of the ideals of Vocation Service 1987 – 88 The contribution of one’s vocational talents to the problems and needs of society Vocational service responsibility of Rotary Club and its members.
8 1989 Adopted the “Declaration of Rotarians in Business and Professions” 2003 By 2010 to achieve greater public recognition through its success in leading the way to a polio-free world. See Rotary in 2010 extended to all countries. 2007 Approved values, Rotary’s guiding principles namely – Service, Friendship, Diversity, Integrity, and Leadership Rotary Promoting Values …
9 Object of Rotary 1234 AFriendshipIntegrityServiceGoodwill BFriendshipEthicsServicePeace CFriendship Ethical Behaviour HumanityGoodwill DMaking Friend Ethics in all Vocations Community Services International Understanding EFellowshipLeadershipServiceTolerance
10 Object of Rotary 1234 FFriendshipEthicsLife ServiceTolerance GNetworkingProfessionalismValuesFriendship H ProfessionalismSelflessnessCamaraderie ICo-operationIntegrityAdvantageousRespectability
11 Declaration of Rotarians in Business and Professions AServiceIntegrity Honesty FairnessServiceIntegrityFairness BServiceMoralityEthicsFairplay RespectSharingTruthfulnessFairness C Community Service Ethical Behaviour Fairness Goodwill Community Service TruthEthical D Service to Community Ethics in Vocations Dignity of all Vocations Fairness to All Respect to all Vocations SelflessnessHonesty Equal and Fair Treatment
12 Declaration of Rotarians in Business and Professions EServiceIntegrityLeadershipFairness DiversityServiceHonestyFairness F Vocational Service Morality Vocational Ethics Fairness Vocational Dignity Vocational service HonestyFairness GProfessionalismGovernanceEthicsProfessionalism GoodwillMentoringIntegrityEquity HThoughtfulnessFaithfulnessPassionFairness HumilityNobleness Straight Forwarded Openness
13 The Four-Way Test A HonestyJusticeGoodwill Fairness B TruthFairnessGoodwill Sharing C TruthEquityGoodwill Equity D TruthfulFairnessGoodwill Usefulness E TruthFairnessFriendship Utilitarianism F TruthFairnessGoodwill None G HonestyEquityRelationship Friendship H HonestyJusticeUnderstanding Generosity I FactUnbiasedAsset Useful
14 A Guide to Daily Living 1234 AHonestyLoveIntegrityService BReflectionSharingIntegrityCharity CSelf-CheckFamily ValueExcellence Community Service DOwn-WorthFamily WorthWork Worth Community Worth EReflectionFamily TiesResponsibilityCare F Integrity of Character Family Vocational Integrity Friendship GReflectionFamilyProfessionalismFriendship HIntrospectivenessLoveCommitmentSharing IThinkGoodMaximumLove
15 2 sets of Fundamental Values System as guiding principles relating to business and professions as guiding principles relating to do ‘Service above Self’ in a holistic manner
16 The Four-Way Test values Is it the Truth? Mean value –Honesty; End value – Truth Is it Fair to all concerned? Mean values –Fairness; End value –Trust Will it build Goodwill and Friendship? Mean values – Goodwill; End value – Friendship Will it be beneficial to all concerned? Mean values – Equity; End value – Relationship
17 The Guide to Daily Living Have I spent some time in self-examination? Mean value – Will; End value – Leadership Have I spent quality time with my family? Mean values – Love; End value – Family Have I given my best to my work? Mean values – Ethics; End value – Integrity Have I given some time to someone near and far? Mean values – Equity; End value – Service
18 As servant leaders who serve the hope and dreams of others, we must be prepared to step outside our shadow selves and we must continually challenge our beliefs and paradigms.