Mission, vision, and values of a company are usually influenced by a particular leadership style. Are there any qualities and values that your leadership style reveal to you? This answer can help you define the mission, vision, and core values more authentically.
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Our core values define our culture and ‘the way we do things around here’. They inform our behaviour internally and externally; uniting people from different cultures, countries and backgrounds; enabling us to treat each other with mutual respect, and helping us work harmoniously together at Tetra Pak.
Our core values consist of four pairs:
Customer Focus & Long-Term View
We ensure we add value and inspire our customers because we recognise that they come to us by choice. We dare to lead with a focus beyond tomorrow and take opportunities to learn and grow.
Quality & Innovation
We do not compromise on quality. We relentlessly drive for better, fit-for-purpose solutions and breakthrough innovations.
Freedom & Responsibility
We have the freedom to take initiative and act decisively in the best interests of Tetra Pak and our customers. We take responsibility for our actions and contribute to the communities in which we operate.
Partnership & Fun
We respect and rely on one another and all our stakeholders for exceptional results. We enjoy working together and celebrating our achievements.
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Dilawri Group of Companies and its employees are guided every day by a set of values that serve as the foundation for how we operate.
Passion for Excellence
To be the best, all the time.
We ensure every customer is satisfied.
We promote an environment of collaboration and respect.
We are professional, ethical, honest and accountable.
Willingness to Grow
We continuously innovate and improve.
Make a Difference
We support the communities we serve.
The Auto Dealer CPAs
Members of the Executive Committee have identified the following organizational values:
Knowledge & Information
Automotive Dealership Industry Expertise
Integrity Among Members
Participation and Contributions
A Reputation of Excellence
A value statement identifies a field of play in which an organization must operate to allow it to move quickly toward its vision.
Trust and Respect: Our greatest asset is our team members. Open and honest communication will build trust and allow the contribution of individual strengths to the improvement of the team.
Commitment: We are committed to being the best. There is no place for half-hearted efforts. We will choose measurable goals and work diligently to achieve them and celebrate our successes.
Supportive Environment: In our environment everyone, team members and Customers, are cared for, supported, and treated in a fair and reasonable manner.
Safety: Every effort will be made to ensure the safety of our Customers and team members. If an unsafe condition is noticed it is each and every team member’s responsibility to see it is resolved.
Personal Responsibility: Team members take ownership of their actions. We accept the responsibility, accountability, and authority to overcome obstacles and reach beyond the best. We will work objectively to resolve issues quickly and completely. We will contribute to the solution.
Today, we’re still as focused as ever on our three core values: safety, quality and care for the environment.
Protecting what’s important. Making people feel special. And taking pride in helping the world become a better place for all.
Our core values are the pillars that support our Mission statement. They form the rock solid foundation that guides our individual and collective actions. These core values are intertwined so that each supports the other.
We always strive to do the right thing. Our commitment to the truth is unwavering, both in actions and in words.
We only exist to serve our internal and external customers, so their concerns are always at the forefront of our business. We will serve our clients with a genuine humility that leaves no doubt that they are the sole focus of all of our endeavors.
A personal choice to rise above one’s circumstances and demonstrate the ownership necessary for achieving key results: to See it, Own it, Solve it, and Do it. Doing it right the first time is not our goal, but our standard. We will hold ourselves responsible for this attention to detail in all of our duties.
We are a dynamic organization that constantly seeks areas of growth and innovation. This growth starts at the personal level and continues into all aspects of our business.
Teamwork is our individual actions, brought together for our common purpose, which subordinates our individual needs to the needs of the group. We put aside our individual needs to work towards and accomplish the larger group objective. We cooperate, using our individual skills, and provide constructive feedback despite any personal conflict between individuals.
Fun is key to an enjoyable workplace. It encourages energetic contributions from our team members and creates an upbeat environment for our internal and external customers that helps differentiate us from our competition!
Johnson Electric prides itself on a set of shared core values and commitments that together form the foundation to everything we do. The first initial of each of these values together spell the word “MARBLE” which is the acronym Johnson Electric employees use internally when referring to our values statement.
” M A R B L E “
Make customers successful
Delivering what our customers need, when they need it, is the primary goal of Johnson Electric. We are committed to make our customers successful in their business, as the basis for long-term success in our business.
Attract and develop great people
Johnson Electric aims to offer its people a superior career development experience that rewards results, enterprise, coaching and teamwork. We employ more than 40,000 worldwide and recognize that our business thrives on the diversity of our people and their ideas.
Johnson Electric people set stretched goals for themselves to drive business growth and personal career fulfillment. We know from experience that bold thinking and bold action will bring about extraordinary results.
Believe in practical solutions
Johnson Electric is driven by shop-floor practicality and a positive “can do” mindset. We seek to turn innovative ideas into cash flow by working quickly as a team and refusing to be stalled by complexity.
Lead by example
Johnson Electric believes that good corporate citizenship requires uncompromising standards of integrity, openness, and fairness. We are committed to demonstrating leadership wherever we do business through the promotion of a safe and healthy environment for our people and the local community.
Excel in execution
Johnson Electric’s customers expect the highest standards of quality and performance. We work not only to meet those expectations but also to exceed them through continuous cycles of learning.
Openness to feedback and criticism
Being a team player
Core value of Nissan’s R&D programs: “Trusted driving pleasure”
Nissan’s orchard has four areas: the environment, safety, dynamic performance and life on board*. We create original value in each of these four areas in order to provide our customers with “trusted driving pleasure.” Life on board refers to all things that take place in a vehicle, from the time a user enters the vehicle, prepares to drive, actually drives, and until the user exits the vehicle.
World class production quality
Achieving the ultimate goal of complete customer satisfaction
Being seen as the best employer
Fostering the spirit of teamwork
Inculcating ethical and honest practices
Group 1 Automotive, Inc.
Integrity – We conduct ourselves with the highest level of ethics both personally and professionally when we sell to and perform service for our customers without compromising our honesty.
Transparency – We promote open and honest communication between each other and our customers.
Professionalism – We set our standards high so that we can exceed expectations and strive for perfection in everything we do.
Teamwork – We put the interest of the group first, before our individual interests, as we know that success only comes when we work together.
Car Service City
In a service business, we are only the company we aspire to be with dedicated and talented people.
Company culture is an important characteristic of Car Service City.
We are a customer orientated business
We act with integrity and are honest about our work in order to be fair and ethical
Accountability to our customers, franchisees and employees, is clear.
Our passion and commitment from our staff set us apart, and therefore we select employees for the long term
Skills development, performance rewards and participation in a safe and healthy working environment is offered to all employees
Continuous improvement at the branch level from a hands-on involved head office
You can always rely on us and our network.
Always evolving with your needs.
All our actions are open and transparent.
Expertise that ensures utmost efficiency.
Your safety is our number one priority.
The core values Prestman Auto are those values we hold which form the foundation on which we perform work and conduct ourselves. Core values are not descriptions of the work we do or the strategies we employ to accomplish our mission. These values underlie our work, how interact with each other, and which strategies we employ to fulfill our mission. These core values are the basic elements of how we go about our work. They are the practices we use every day in everything we do at Prestman Auto:
We beleive in the
AUDACITY to reject mediocrity
INSTINCT to protect what matters
VISION to consider every detail
FORESIGHT to take responsibility
DRIVE to outperfrom expectations
The core values comprise the code of conduct for employees and the organization at large. They also represent the corporate culture we strive for and the promise we make to ourselves and stakeholders. We become one by sharing the same values and applying them consistently in our decision making processes. Kia Motors will tackle challenges head on through mutual cooperation and respect while fulfilling our pledges and embracing talent and diversity to build a distinct corporate culture.
CUSTOMER We promote a customer-driven corporate culture by providing the best quality and impeccable service with all values centered on our customers.
CHALLENGE We refuse to be complacent, embrace every opportunity for greater challenge, and are confident in achieving our goals with unwavering passion and ingenious thinking.
COLLABORATION We create synergy through a sense of “togetherness” that is fostered by mutual communication and cooperation within the company and with our business partners.
PEOPLE We believe the future of our organization lies in the hearts and capabilities of individual members, and will help them develop their potential by creating a corporate culture that respects talent.
GLOBALITY We respect the diversity of cultures and customs, aspire to be the world’s best at what we do, and strive to become a respected global corporate citizen.
We believe that business should be done in a fair, honest and transparent way. Everything we do must stand the test of public scrutiny.
Respect, compassion and humanity: we care about our customers and colleagues all over the world.
‘Good enough’ is never good enough. We aim for the highest standards possible in the way we work and in the quality of our cars, products and services.
Success is a result of building strong, mutually beneficial relationships with our colleagues, partners and customers all over the world.
We are always responsible to the countries, communities and places we work. Our aim is to ensure everyone benefits from working with us.
Hendrick Automotive‘s mission is to be the premier quality vehicle retailer in the world, providing the best opportunities for our team members, customers, communities and the manufacturers we represent.
Hendrick Automotive Group has achieved its mission and remains the industry’s leader by following the Hendrick Advantage, a set of core values which the company stands by.
The Hendrick Advantage
Servant Leaders consciously put the needs of others before their own, because to serve people is value them.
Teamwork through Trust & Respect
Diversity is strength, and when we trust and respect one another, we can work as a team to achieve at a high level.
Being honest and transparent with people, in an effort to do the right thing within the letter and spirit of the law, drives every action we take and every decision we make.
Commitment to Customer Enthusiasm
Every day we recommit ourselves to the customer experience, and we are empowered to exceed the expectations of our customers.
Passion for Winning
Hendrick’s tradition of winning is based on the idea of striving to be the best, not the biggest, and is therefore defined by how we treat our people.
Accountability at All Levels
Taking ownership of our actions and our decisions allows us to grow as individuals, and support each other as a team.
Commitment to Continuous Improvement
Every day we soften our hearts as well as our egos, in order to seek out and improve upon areas of opportunity within ourselves and our team.
There are core values on which we at BioHorizons pride ourselves. These values are the driving forces of our business and the standards that we live up to in all facets of our culture.
We hold respect for the individual as a cornerstone of our culture. We are committed to treating each employee with dignity and we value each opinion. This makes communication a two-way street and ensures that we attract a special kind of person who is willing to grow, contribute and live our values.
We believe that providing service to our customers is central to our success. We aim to respond to the expectations of all of our customers by aligning our business appropriately and fairly. Ultimately, our goal is to exceed those expectations by upholding strong relationships, executing in a timely manner and using our independent professional judgment to advance the objectives of our customers consistent with the highest standards of our industry.
Efficiency and profitability are other driving factors for our company. Responsibility to our investors to spend our resources wisely is critical to our business. These resources are not limited to money, but also time, skills and knowledge of our staff.
The pursuit of excellence is both an internal and external value motivating our Company. We strive for the highest standards in order to achieve exceptional results. For our team, goals are set, measured and rewarded on an ongoing basis. Most importantly, however, superior results are expected for our investors to whom we are committed to achieving attractive returns on a consistent basis.
The integrity of any company is only as strong as the integrity of the individuals within the company. Embracing sound moral principles, uprightness and honesty, we not only ensure strict compliance with policies, laws and regulations, but we commit to always “do the right thing.” It is our goal to maintain and enhance our reputation as well as the respect we earn by acting ethically at all times.
Our Skanska values are expected behaviors, anchored in our beliefs and priorities, guiding us in our actions. They serve as a moral foundation and compass.
Care for Life
We care for the lives of people and the environment
We work safely, or not at all
We never walk by if we notice unsafe actions
We support health and wellbeing
We promote green solutions and we run our operations in a green way
We are accountable to future generations
Act Ethically & Transparently
We do business with a high degree of integrity and transparency
We live by our Code of Conduct and never accept shortcuts
We foster a working climate where everyone can speak their mind
Be Better – Together
We always strive to be better in all we do
We are a learning organisation and generously share our expertise
We take pride in quality and innovation
We build One Skanska teams together with customers, partners and communities
We leverage diversity to deliver the best solutions
Commit to Customers
We help our customers to be successful in their business
We strive to understand their needs and their customers’ needs
We are here to help our customers turn their visions into reality
We foster an inclusive culture where we are open and fair, showing trust and respect for each other.
INTEGRITY. QUALITY. COMMITMENT. INNOVATION.
The original John Deere values, strong as ever.
Ethics. We are uncompromising in our integrity, honesty, and fairness.
Safety & Health. We are relentless in keeping people safe from harm, and we provide a healthy work environment.
Quality. We are passionate about excellence and doing our work right the first time. Our reputation depends on our delivered value in the eyes of every customer and community.
People. We inspire each other with important work full of purpose, challenging development opportunities, and rewarding careers. We aspire to be the employer of choice in our industry.
Culture. We actively build a diverse, inclusive, and collaborative work environment where all views are welcomed, openness is encouraged, and teamwork and merit are cornerstones. We are proud of what we do and how we do it—and we enjoy doing it!
Relationships. We build positive, long-term relationships with our customers, joint-venture partners, subcontractors, suppliers, and colleagues that are built on trust, respect, and collaboration.
Innovation. We develop and apply world-class technology. We listen, learn, and seek out the best ideas. We attack complacency and continually improve.
Sustainability. We improve the quality of life in communities where we work by respecting local cultures, engaging local people, and protecting the environment.
AGCO’s core values guide us in how we conduct ourselves—personally and professionally. In this ever-changing world of agriculture, our core values are constant. Our values underlie our work, how we interact with each other and which strategies we employ to fulfill our mission. Our core values are the practices we use every day, in everything we do.
We will take responsibility for our area of influence as if this were our enterprise. We will commit to excellence.
We will walk the talk. We will be committed to a consistent, honest and reliable way of action.
We appreciate other individuals with their own cultural identities. We embrace differences.
We actively contribute to overcoming challenges as a team.
We will provide the full information required. We will communicate openly and sincerely. We appreciate feedback.
Bosch has always been a value-driven company. Many of our values can be traced back to our founder Robert Bosch, other values have changed or have arisen over the decades. Our values reflect the manner in which we run our business: Our professional ethics in dealing with our business partners, investors, employees and society.
Future and result focus
Our actions are result-focused. This allows us to secure our future. It also creates a sound basis for the social initiatives of the company and the foundation.
Responsibility and sustainability
We act responsibly in the interest of our company, also taking the social and ecological impact of our actions into consideration.
Initiative and determination
We act on our own initiative, take entrepreneurial responsibility, and pursue our goals with determination.
Openness and trust
We communicate important company matters in a timely and open fashion. This is the best foundation for a relationship built on trust.
We deal fairly with our colleagues and business partners, and view this fairness as a cornerstone of our corporate success.
Reliability, credibility, legality
We promise only what we can deliver, accept agreements as binding, and respect and observe the law in all our business transactions.
We appreciate and encourage diversity for the enrichment it brings, and see it as essential for our success.
We regard our core values as the building blocks of our company culture. These are as follows:
We will strive to deliver our services with a quality- and professional standard. We need highly competent and knowledgeable people to achieve operational excellence.
We will act responsibly, ethically and trustworthy in all activities we do whether it be towards colleagues, customers, suppliers, the society or the environment. Our people need to be accountable for the decisions that are made.
We are doing business in a fast changing environment and we need to be constantly open minded to consider new opportunities and ideas. We shall not be stuck in ”old” ways of doing things and we need to have this in mind when we evaluate new opportunities, ourselves, our processes and actions.
We are working together to reach our common goals. This applies within the Kristian G. Jebsen Group, within each business and each department. We also need to work with our customers and suppliers to provide high quality value added services. As a team/group we can achieve more than we can do individually.
We want to encourage the development of new business ideas and ventures, and be open minded and have courage to assume the risk of a new business, concept or enterprise.
We are dynamic and will strive to improve and develop better products and services to the benefit of our customers so that we continually create value. We cannot stand still. We must always try to do better and improve.
Our values describe how Schindler, as a company, and its employees behave, and are the principles upon which our business relationships are based. Our values define not only what we do, but also what we are not prepared to do.
Create value for the customer
Commitment to people development
Integrity & trust
We have five values – be passionate, pull together, build trust, show we care, and shape the future. They were developed by our employees in 2006 and remain the values we live by today.
These values keep us focused on our purpose: to turn diamond dreams into lasting reality for the benefit of our customers and our stakeholders. It’s this purpose that drives us to achieve our vision of unlocking the value of our leadership position across the diamond pipeline to create a better diamond industry for all.
Take care of today, actively prepare for tomorrow. What it means as a core value: Forward thinking, planning and execution. Being informed, innovative and seeking out new ideas. Looking for changes in the environment.
Listen, learn, share, and give space to others. What it means as a core value: Showing trust and giving empowerment. Having an attitude of continuous learning. Never underestimating our competitors or other stakeholders.
Our word is our bond. What it means as a core value: Honesty and accountability. Openness about the good and the bad. Speaking your mind in the debate, but backing the decision.
The right environment for the right people. What it means as a core value: Attracting and retaining the right people, building the right team. Providing opportunities for continual development. Rewarding performance, promoting for potential.
The sum of our Values: passionately striving higher. What it means as a core value: The embodiment of our values. Passion and pride for what we do and how we do it. Our image in the eyes of our customers and the external world.
DAMEN SHIPYARDS GROUP
At Damen we stand for the following:
– We are proud to work for Damen and operate as one family.
– Teamwork is key to success.
– We are committed to our work and show our professionalism every day.
– We trust our colleagues and partners and are open about what we do and how we do it.
– We show integrity and responsibility in our behavior.
– We give safety our highest priority.
– We have respect for our customers, employees, suppliers, other stakeholders and the environment.
– And we have fun!
These Core Values drive us to be the best at what we do; they guide us in doing business and set the business standard for our operations.
PCL employees are open, candid, and truthful.
PCL employees’ word is their bond. They do what they say, and live up to the highest standards of fairness and ethical behavior.
PCL employees work hard to earn business partners’ trust and respect on every project they undertake.
PCL employees constantly seek new opportunities to learn, to improve, to teach, and to add value.
PCL employees love what they do, taking the lead, and leading by example.
How We Will Do It: Our Values
INTEGRITY – Doing what you say you will do and doing what is right
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION – Valuing and including our differences in decision making is our competitive advantage
CARING – Demonstrating awareness and consideration for the wellbeing of others
EXCELLENCE – Always delivering superior results
TEAMWORK – Collaborating across teams, functions, businesses and borders to deliver the best work
Act with Honesty and Integrity – It is expected of all employees to take personal responsibility for their standard of behavior and for the decisions they make every day. Honesty and Integrity must always be at the core of those decisions. Both of these attributes are held in the highest regard at Austin and will always guide us to “Do the Right Thing.”
Constantly Focus on Safety and Quality – Safety is paramount to our Company. Ensuring a safe work environment for our employees, clients and partners is the expectation. We believe that a focus on Safety contributes to overall Quality. All Austin employees work toward producing the highest quality work, both in the field and within our offices.
Provide Professional and Technical Excellence – Providing Professional and Technical Excellence to our clients is at the root of what we do. Continually improving our employees’ skills allows us to deliver on this core value. By constantly providing professional and technical excellence and continually improving our abilities, we create the opportunity for our employees to grow and advance within our Company.
Promote a Cooperative Team Environment – Austin’s goal is to collaborate with all team members associated with our projects including clients, partners, subcontractors, sub-consultants, vendors, regulatory authorities and employees throughout all levels of our Company. Working in such an environment allows the Company to make informed and efficient resolutions to even the most complex issues.
Respect for our Employees, Clients, Partners, Vendors and Subcontractors – Treating others with respect allows us to demonstrate the professionalism that is expected by co-workers and clients. Respect helps to facilitate and encourage a cooperative team environment and collaboration that is necessary to provide excellent service to our clients.
Cultivate Long-Term Relationships with our Clients – We believe that every project is an opportunity to develop a long-term relationship with our clients. By constantly delivering what we sell and adhering to our core values, we forge long-term relationships that provide ongoing work throughout time.
At Brandt, we stress four core values that guide our professional and personal behavior:
Care is at the core of everything we do. Our reliable, consistent customer service is the cornerstone of our work.
However, our dedication to care isn’t only related to our customers. Our employees are the foundation of our company, and we protect one another at every turn. Safety is our top priority on the job, and we work hard to help those who trust us with their careers to find plenty of time for life outside the workplace.
Our relationships with customers, vendors and employees are based on respect and honesty. It is our unwavering policy to do what we say we will do, when we say we will do it. From design to construction to service, , integrity is what we demand of ourselves and our team members.
We do whatever it takes to live up to our commitments. Over the course of a long and complex project, that means fostering a culture of adaptability and creativity. We understand that construction and working in fully operational facilities can be hard and demanding. We understand that it takes resilience and drive to meet the changing demands of our clients, and we are focused on successfully making it to the finish line.
To respond to ever changing conditions, businesses must be able to adapt quickly and easily. Using leading-edge technologies, we proactively manage our work to help us identify problems early and fix them fast. We can’t always predict what will happen, but we are always ready for the challenges that come our way.
The Brandt Companies’ core values are the foundation on which we have built our business. They guide how we conduct ourselves daily and keep us on course in an ever-changing world. They underlie our work, our interactions and our strategic decisions. At Brandt, a spirit of care, integrity, perseverance and agility has guided us to more than 60 years of success.
Gregory Construction is committed to excellence in everything we do. Our core values are focused on workplace safety, integrity, community and environment, quality construction, outstanding customer service as well as innovation and creativity.
A solid safety record reflects quality management, supervision and workers. Our team constantly strives to improve accident prevention and awareness through training and extensive planning programs. Our Experience Modification Rating (EMR) of .77 is well below the national average. In addition, our organization is the proud recipient of the US Army Corps of Engineers Quarterly Safety Award for a project performed in 2015 as well an Associated Builders and Contractors STEP Platinum Award recipient for consecutive years.
In the business world, integrity must underline all company relationships, including those with customers, suppliers, communities and employees. Gregory Construction is a Christian principled company driven to be the best contractor in our service area, never compromising our integrity. Our word is our promise.
Gregory Construction strives to provide a friendly employee work environment that encourages productivity and giving back to the communities that support our business and foster our families. Our employees exhibit strong team spirit and a sense of pride that is usually found only in small companies.
Gregory Construction takes pride in quality workmanship, quality people and quality materials. Utilizing the latest technologies, our employees are able to do their work effectively and efficiently. Gregory Construction maintains our own inventory of high-end equipment, enabling our team to control project speed, meet deadlines and reduce costs.
Construction services from Gregory Construction are designed to exceed the expectations of our clients. Our team strives to provide the best quality, value, and overall experience throughout all project stages. Working in partnership with our clients, subcontractors and suppliers, Gregory Construction promotes teamwork on every level while serving with excellent people, processes, products and knowledge.
Gregory Construction works hard to deliver respectful, observant and dynamic communication with our customers across all project stages.
Gregory Construction is a problem solver. Our management team has over 40 years of experience in all types of construction. This experience enables us to deliver creative solutions to the most challenging construction projects. We take a forward-looking approach to technology and innovation in the construction industry. Gregory Construction management drives our company to always seek a better, faster, safer approach to improving the construction process using advancements in the industry.
Our company values provide the basis for behavior and cooperation between employees, and serve as a guide for client and partner relations.
Honesty & Respect for Others
Financial Partners Fulfilment
Doosan People practice the nine core values of the Doosan Credo everywhere we operate, every day, to build a “Proud Global Doosan”. These values guide the way we do business, the way we treat each other and the way we work with all of our partners. The nine core values of the
Doosan Credo are as follows:
Integrity and Transparency
World-class Technology and Innovation
Safety and Environment
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