Values tie together behaviors across a wide array of domains and circumstances, such that understanding a person’s value driven behavior requires an equally wide array of values markers. Further, once you understand that behavior, the opportunities for value based decision making are similarly vast. Zenzi’s ValueBase service leverage our proprietary database to uniquely understand the modern consumer.
Just as the internet and information technology has made matching in other domains (e.g. classified ads or home buying) more efficient, values based matching in the labor market is bound to be a problem tackled by data science teams at online companies in the near future.
Yes, it’s true. Money can equal happiness for your and your customers. Just maybe not the ways you initially thought…
During my recent trip to Nicaragua, in between peering into the fiery Masaya volcano and swimming in the beautiful Laguna de Apoyo, I asked my good friend and guide Orvin Dublin of Nicascapes how I could give back.
Human beings are storytelling animals. A key communications strategy for the post-modern world is learning to tell a company story that resonates with one’s clients deeper motivations. How can research on values help you do that? One of the central tenets of the research we do is that values are not monolithic. Different people value different things and these values predict the kinds of stories that one enjoys. People who value Power, Achievement, Spirituality, Tradition, Conformity, and Security seem to prefer stories that are closer to them, which they can relate to. In contrast, individuals who value Universalism, Self-Direction, Stiumulation, and Hedonism report a greater preference for stories that provide more of an escape from their everyday existence.
The Social Values Project™ blends cutting-edge psychology, marketing and data science to get to the heart of what motivates people’s behavior. Our proprietary insights tool helps businesses connect with customers and employees on a deeper level using authentic content that speaks to their inner values, needs and desires.
There’s more to being nice in business than just being nice. Fostering a positive environment and kindness in the workplace can lead to several business benefits.
Have a cause that’s close to your company’s core values? Follow these six tips to publicly support a cause without a causing a crisis.
Zenzian and Communities Take Root spokesperson Melissa Marasco featured on KUSI “Good Morning San Diego” on Monday, August 27, 2012.
The age of donating a million dollars and spending millions of dollars in publicizing that donation are behind us. Now more than ever, consumers are calling for large corporations to small businesses alike to integrate their corporate social responsibility values into the fabric of their company culture. From sustainability, workers’ rights or supporting the hungry, consumers expect brands to align themselves with a cause and fully support that cause whether consumers hear about it or not. In today’s era, corporate social responsibility is much more than an added value piece to a company’s public relations campaign: it is their brand identity.