An organisation's value statement should be an expression of its common values, including those of the stakeholders involved. In addition, it should influence the organisational culture thus becoming the framework for decision-making at all levels.

Implementing a value statement could ensure that every member of the organisation acts in accordance to how it wishes to be seen and should be the basis for its training, appraisal and disciplinary procedures. 

To receive the Sport and Recreation Alliance’s free daily sports news summary, a round-up of the day’s most interesting and informative news articles on sport and recreation, including links to original sources, email