Act with Integrity and Humility

DEFINITION:

Everything that we say and do in our business and personal transactions will be consistent within a moral, ethical and legal framework. We will do the right thing the right way.

BEHAVIORS:
  • I address problems and processes, not people.
  • I demonstrate humility in every interaction with others by giving credit, not taking credit, and not using my position of authority in a negative fashion.
  • I speak the truth, confidentiality is top of mind internally and externally, I communicate accurate and timely information.

 

Be Accountable

DEFINITION:

We will be accountable to our customers, shareholders, partners and co-workers for our commitments, results, and quality.

BEHAVIORS:
  • I make commitments intentionally and keep/OVER-deliver on them.
  • I proactively identify issues related to my business and communicate my plans and objectives.
  • If unable to keep a commitment or deadline or make a mistake, I inform all people who are impacted immediately, and gather support for ways to get back on track.

 

Continuously Improve

DEFINITION:

We will challenge the status quo and personally take responsibility and appropriate risks to improve all that we do.

BEHAVIORS:
  • I incorporate previous input into future programs and activities so that we continuously improve.
  • When I hear/see a differing point of view I seek to better understand it and determine how it can help improve outcomes and the quality of work.
  • I celebrate process and timing improvements. I use these successes as the basis for improvement in other areas of the business.

 

Grow our People

DEFINITION:

We will promote a diversified environment that motivates and develops our people and rewards and recognizes high performance and valued behaviors.

BEHAVIORS:
  • I actively seek feedback and express gratitude when others offer it.
  • I coach, mentor and train my co-workers at any level of the organization in order to achieve our mutual goals.
  • I actively cheer others on by giving sincere praise for effort and accomplishment often and by encouraging positive behaviors.

 

Wow! our Customers' Consumers

DEFINITION:

We will exceed our customer and consumer expectations for service, value, innovation, quality and sustainability.

BEHAVIORS:
  • I support the delivery of innovative, out-of-the-box solutions that delight consumers.
  • I create an environment where new product, marketing and selling ideas and activities are based on what is best for the consumer to make cooking/baking/dining/storage better.
  • When members of the team come up with new ways to educate and reach our target consumer I recognize their contributions.

 

Win as One Team

DEFINITION:

We will collaborate to solve problems and deliver on opportunities across functions and geographies.

BEHAVIORS:
  • I respectfully speak up in meetings when I have a different point of view.
  • I support team decisions. One decision, one direction!
  • I lead the celebration of success for my team. I recognize that we all contributed to achieving the results we wanted.