Core Values

VALUES IN PRACTICE

Minimum Expected Behaviors At Umoja Work Places

Trust

We earn it by our actions!

  • We always speak with absolute honesty
  • We respect confidentiality
  • we keep promises we make
  • We follow instructions not once, but every time
  • We work with very little supervision

Efficiency

Continuous improvement

  • We always look for a better way to do things
  • We talk with facts and data
  • we plan before we act
  • We eliminate waste where we see it when we see it
  • We solve problems by asking what, why, when, where, who and how?
  • We always carry a notebook and pen, to write down ideas and action plans

Teamwork

Unity and support

  • We respect each other’s ideas
  • We appreciate each other
  • we challenge each other productively with positive regards
  • We support each other during a crisis

Commitment

Doing what we say

  • We meet deadlines and complete due actions
  • We do not rest until the job is done
  • we work towards exceeding expectations
  • When we find a problem, we also think os solutions

Growth

I grow, we grow

  • We teach, train and learn
  • We accept challenges and celebrate success
  • we continually review our progress
  • We take risks and learn from our mistakes