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Importance and Examples of Business & Company Values

by David Pinto


Best examples of company values

A company's value system defines the behaviors and attitudes that are important to success.

The best companies have a set of values that can be shared by every team member in the entire organization, no matter where they work or their level within the organization. They help guide employees' decisions and actions, both in business and in life. This should create entrepreneurial spirit and the company's success since the company's values should enable employees within the same team to pursue growth.


What are company values?

A company value (referred to as a core value) is a belief system based upon guiding principles. This is an excellent tool for teamwork and enables your company to differentiate themselves from other companies. This is important for your decisions about the business based on a set of fundamental principles.


Examples of the best company core values:


Honesty

Companies with strong ethical standards tend to attract customers who feel comfortable doing business with them. Employees who trust one another are more likely to work together more effectively and to have greater employee satisfaction.

Open and honest relationships between employees are important to help employees feel part of a family spirit and as if they have equal opportunities to other employees. This helps to foster a positive team, leading to successful companies.


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Integrity

This value means consistently doing what you say you will do — whether it's keeping your commitments to customers, vendors, or business partners; sharing information openly; or communicating openly with team members about challenges and successes. Therefore, deep integrity should be a key one of the organization's values to create collective success.


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Diversity and inclusion

A diverse workforce helps companies understand their customers better, so they can serve them better, too, enabling greater customer success. It also helps ensure that everyone has an equal opportunity for advancement regardless of age or race, gender or sexual orientation, religion or disability status (or any other characteristic) since every employee deserves equal opportunities.

This should be one of the core principles of a company to ensure cultural diversity, different backgrounds, continuous learning, and different thinking styles. This will lead to valuable insights since diverse perspectives fuels innovation.


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Teamwork

Employees working together toward a common goal can achieve far more than those who do not collaborate effectively with each other or with customers (or other external partners).

Teamwork requires cooperation — not competition — among teammates at all levels in the organization to work towards collective success and innovative ideas.

Working effectively within a team can ensure continuous improvement, and when employees agree and can work together in one team, this improves the entire company.