Bayer's Values Dictate Its Job-evaluation System
May 1, 1997
Pittsburgh-based Bayer Corps.' vision is to be a leader in the markets it serves and to be a major contributor to its worldwide parent company. It states that it will achieve its vision through a diversified, highly motivated workforce; by satisfying and retaining loyalties of its external and internal customers with an organization that fosters teamwork and is unencumbered by bureaucracy; by being environmentally responsible; and by being a good corporate citizen in the communities in which its workforce works and lives.
The following are Bayer Corps.' Value statements:
Satisfying the requirements of external and internal customers Maintaining high ethical standards in all business actions Encouraging and supporting among employees' entrepreneurial attitudes, opportunities seeking and applied creativity Managing for the long term. Our Organization
Assuring an organization unencumbered by bureaucracy Delegating decision-making authority Fostering teamwork and cooperation among organizational units worldwide. Our Environment and Communities
Maintaining work environments in which employee health and safety are the highest priorities Developing only products that can be manufactured, used and disposed of in an environmentally responsible way Taking an active role in the communities in which we work and live. SOURCE: Bayer Corp.
Workforce, May 1997, Vol. 76, No. 5, p. 40.
- Rewarding performance with fair and competitive compensation
- Investing in employee professional development and personal growth
- Achieving management diversity by gender, race and culture
- Encouraging and recognizing outstanding accomplishments.