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Core Values

Core Values

The following nine Core Values guide the thinking, actions and governing processes of the School of Business and its members.

COLLEGIALITY
The philosophy that the mutual goals and activities of the School and its members are to be pursued collaboratively with all relevant stakeholders.

CREATIVITY
The personal attribute of generating original ideas and perspectives, departing from conventional views to pursue a new approach, conception or vision.

INDIVIDUALITY
The quality of thinking and acting as a person, understanding one's capabilities, role(s), and mission apart from others' views and perceptions.

INITIATIVE
Willingness to generate and/or pursue ideas, proposals and actions, assuming personal responsibility for their disposition.

INTEGRITY
Believing, thinking, and acting consonant with one's espoused values and intentions. Integrity is the hallmark of wholeness, personally and professionally.

MUTUALITY
Shared common values, goals and benefits. Mutual values, goals and benefits will endure.

SELF-DISCIPLINE
Self-control and self-efficacy in pursuing individual and organizational strategies and goals.

STEWARDSHIP
Using resources effectively, efficiently, economically, and in a timely manner.

TOLERANCE
Unconditional acknowledgment and acceptance of others as persons, regardless of their background, ethnicity, gender or beliefs. Tolerance is the core value for diversity.

Adopted by the School of Business and its members on April 2, 2004.

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