Principles and Code of Ethics

Principles

  • We believe in the highest standards of personal and organizational integrity and respect for the individual.
  • We believe in lifelong learning, continuous improvement, and the development of workforce capable of sustaining a competitive posture in the global economy.
  • We believe management is a creative, dynamic, and essential process enabling people to achieve personal and organizational objectives.
  • We believe that managerial responsibility is shared among all individuals at all levels of the organization and that leadership is critical to management success.
  • We believe that individuals and organizations have a community and civic responsibility.

Code of Ethics

  • I will recognize that all individuals inherently desire to practice their occupations to the best of their ability.
  • I will assume that all individuals want to do their best.
  • I will maintain a broad and balanced outlook and will recognize value in ideas and opinions of others.
  • I will be guided in all my activities by truth, accuracy, fair dealing, and good taste.
  • I will keep informed on the latest developments in techniques, equipment, and processes.
  • I will recommend or initiate methods to increase productivity and efficiency.
  • I will support efforts to strengthen the management profession through training and education.
  • I will help my associates reach personal and professional fulfillment.
  • I will earn and carefully guard my reputation for good moral character and good citizenship.
  • I will promote the principles of our Free Enterprise System to others, by highlighting its accomplishments and displaying confidence in its future.
  • I will recognize that leadership is a call to service.