REFLECTIVE COMMENTARY ON VALUES AND BELIEFS- GEORGE OWUSU-SEKYERE - U1073658
This assignment will define what values and beliefs are; and the principle players in the development of my personal values. What my values used to be, and a couple which l have adopted over the years. I will also show how l put these values into practical use in my decision-making.
It will also outline how these affect people around me and my decision-making process with reference to a scenario from work. It will also explain how throughout the years l have altered my values in order to make excellent decisions.
Every individual develops a core set of values and are driven towards a particular direction in life. This driving force is determined by the values and beliefs he or she holds dear. These values acts as guidelines we live by in our professional and personal lives respectively. Without values, a person would act without thoughts or feelings but if one has values, he or she is bound to live a meaningful life(Mannberg & Sporre,2010).
People who have similar values and beliefs tend to understand and accept each other. On the other hand, people with different values and beliefs may find it very difficult to get along creating disagreement and sometimes barriers in building a relationship(Mannberg & Sporre,2010).
Value are important psychological objects that play an important role in shaping our actions and our thinking on daily basis; it determines our behaviours and decisions and acts as a guide for our lives(Lovelace and White,2002).
They are ingrained deeply in the subconscious part of the mind and are firmly integrated in the fabric of a person’s daily...