How We Work

Our daily objective is to be actionable on tasks that have the highest impact on our organization, customers and industry.

More Values

Decision Making and Judgement

  • Use good judgement and make smart decisions regardless of ambiguity.
  • When you see an issue, point out the solution, not the problem.
  • Avoid band-aids. Find the root cause to the problem.
  • Think it out. What can be done now, and what can be improved later.

Communication

  • Listen before you react.
  • If you are unsure about a project or task, ask questions.
  • Always follow-up – don’t wait for someone to fail.
  • In a conflict, be the better person.

Results

  • Be proud of your work.
  • Don’t submit low quality work.
  • Be consistent with your performance each day, each week, each month.
  • Focus on your results, always benchmark against yourself.
  • Avoid analysis-paralysis. Overthinking may cost you the opportunity.
  • Good and bad results don’t exist, it’s all just data to make better decisions.

Innovation

  • Challenge yourself when warranted.
  • Bring new ideas to lift our brand, innovation is rewarded and recognized
  • Stay on the forefront of your profession, take advantage of our professional development.

Passion

  • Be curious about our market, our customers, and the Koch business.
  • You need to care about Koch beyond your role. This will allow you to contribute more.
  • Be passionate about your work – passion is contagious.
  • Be the expert in your field. Care more about your work than anyone on our team.
  • Avoid burning out – take a break when warranted and earned.

Courage

  • Do not be afraid to take smart risks.
  • If you believe it, say it. No one will hold the truth against you.
  • Question your actions. If it goes against our values, goals, and objectives, don’t do it.

Honesty

  • Be honest, clear, and direct.
  • If you have an issue with a co-worker, say it to their face, not the manager.
  • If you make a mistake, admit it quick – you will be respected for your honesty.

Ego

  • When it comes to ideas, leave your ego at the door. Good ideas can come from anyone.
  • Share your information openly, key-men eventually become bottle-necks.
  • Don’t be selfish – your goal is to do what is best for your team, not for yourself.

DECISION MAKING AND JUDGEMENT

  • Use good judgement and make smart decisions regardless of ambiguity.
  • When you see an issue, point out the solution, not the problem.
  • Avoid band-aids. Find the root cause to the problem.
  • Think it out. What can be done now, and what can be improved later.
  • Listen before you react.
  • If you are unsure about a project or task, ask questions.
  • Always follow-up – don’t wait for someone to fail.
  • In a conflict, be the better person.
  • Be proud of your work.
  • Don’t submit low quality work.
  • Be consistent with your performance each day, each week, each month.
  • Focus on your results, always benchmark against yourself.
  • Avoid analysis-paralysis. Overthinking may cost you the opportunity.
  • Good and bad results don’t exist, it’s all just data to make better decisions.
  • Challenge yourself when warranted.
  • Bring new ideas to lift our brand, innovation is rewarded and recognized
  • Stay on the forefront of your profession, take advantage of our professional development.
  • Be curious about our market, our customers, and the Koch business.
  • You need to care about Koch beyond your role. This will allow you to contribute more.
  • Be passionate about your work – passion is contagious.
  • Be the expert in your field. Care more about your work than anyone on our team.
  • Avoid burning out – take a break when warranted and earned.
  • Do not be afraid to take smart risks.
  • If you believe it, say it. No one will hold the truth against you.
  • Question your actions. If it goes against our values, goals, and objectives, don’t do it.
  • Be honest, clear, and direct.
  • If you have an issue with a co-worker, say it to their face, not the manager.
  • If you make a mistake, admit it quick – you will be respected for your honesty.
  • When it comes to ideas, leave your ego at the door. Good ideas can come from anyone.
  • Share your information openly, key-men eventually become bottle-necks.
  • Don’t be selfish – your goal is to do what is best for your team, not for yourself.

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