While everyone in the business world today understands the importance of getting value, improving value, challenging value, at Atos we also talk about values – and how we live by them.
These aren’t just words of an acronym to be remembered – we believe they are critical to doing business well. If we all live by these values, we act as one Atos to our clients, customers, colleagues and shareholders. So take a moment to think about how you can apply these values in your daily work, every day.
We believe in accountability. Our customers ask us questions and we answer them – full stop. We take ownership from A to Z. We deliver what we say we will, not passing responsibility onto others. We hold ourselves accountable to our clients and our colleagues for the outcome.
We believe in trust. It is a precious commodity in the world today and we value it highly. This means we always act with transparency and integrity, demonstrating mutual respect in all relationships. We encourage open and honest feedback. And we expect it in return from our colleagues and our clients.
We wholeheartedly believe in operational competitiveness. We strive daily to add value and achieve excellence. We do so by being agile, flexible and pro-active, continuously looking for ways to do things better, faster, cheaper and stronger.
We believe in being of service to clients. Together, we work to understand their businesses. We anticipate their needs and expectations in order to develop a mutual, long-term partnership. Pro-active, we respond quickly, provide solutions and seek feedback. We foster a can-do attitude and a healthy team spirit.
We believe in innovation. It keeps us sharp. Positive. Creative. Enthusiastic. A cut above the rest. We welcome fresh ideas and inventive solutions. It keeps us evolving, seeking to improve and meeting new challenges.
We believe in social well-being, in taking responsibility to sustainably improve life conditions for the wider community. We respect and support each other as individuals, always aware of the impact of our actions on others. We want to create an environment that allows all of us to reach our potential and objectives.
Bottom line, we believe in excellence. We maintain the highest standards in everything we do, focus on results, act with ambition. It attracts the best people to us. That in turn attracts the best clients. Being the best gives us the competitive edge both for ourselves as individuals and as a company.