Do Extra Hours Lead to Higher Productivity?

The simple answer is no. Extra hours do not lead to higher productivity. An analysis of figures from the OECD, a club of mostly rich countries, in 2013 found a negative correlation between GDP per hour and the number of hours worked across member countries. Causation is unclear, it may be that workers in richer… Read More

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Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Values & Leadership Principles

Canadian Armed Forces Principles and Values The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), consisting of the Canadian Army (CA), Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), have a shared code of values and ethics. Principles: Respect the Dignity of All Persons. Serve Canada before Self. Obey and Support Lawful Authority. Values: Integrity: Serve the… Read More

Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Values

The RAAF values provide the expectations and standards that all RAAF personnel are expected to display every day. Respect: Air Force People always respect the rights of others. Our people are just and inclusive. We recognise diversity is essential to improve our capability. Excellence: Air Force People demonstrate professionalism, mastery and continuous improvement in everything… Read More

Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Values

Honour: Honour is the fundamental value on which the Navy’s and each person’s reputation depends. To demonstrate honour demands honesty, courage, integrity and loyalty and to consistently behave in a way that is becoming and worthwhile. Honesty: Honesty is always being truthful, knowing and doing what is right for the Navy and ourselves. Courage: Courage… Read More

Australian Army Values

The Australian Army’s cultural and ethical foundation is its values and the bonds of trust and respect between each and every individual who joins in service to the Australian nation. Courage, moral and physical, to act in the best interests of the nation and the Army; including the moral strength and professionalism to balance the… Read More

US Air Force Values & Leadership

US Air Force Values The following US Air Force values are a commitment each Airman makes when joining the Air Force. These values provide a foundation for leadership, decision-making, and success, no matter the level of an Airman’s assignment, the difficulty of the task at hand, or the dangers presented by the mission. Integrity First:… Read More

US Marine Corps Values & Leadership Traits

US Marine Corps Values The principles and values imbued into each Marine are the building blocks for making the right decisions at the right time, both on and off the battlefield. Honour, courage and commitment, the core values of the Marines, define how every Marine in the Corps thinks, acts and fights. Honour: This is… Read More