The ZF Leadership Principles offer guidance. They provide managers with clear standards to follow. Simultaneously, the eight principles are intended to benefit all employees by providing a binding frame of reference.
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Trust is the product of reliability, fairness, and integrity. Reliable are those who keep their promises.
Performance is linked to meeting established targets. Attaining the ZF Group objectives is the focus of the work of our leaders and employees.
Recognition and constructive criticism are essential management tools. They serve to foster achievement and job satisfaction.
Making decisions is the true challenge of demanding work. Our leaders and employees take necessary decisions in a vigorous way and according to common sense.
Communication and information generate commitment, loyalty, and reliability. Cooperation promotes achievement and economic success. Applied properly, communication and cooperation provide great integrative power and impact.
The willingness to attain our targets must be combined with profound knowledge and hands-on experience. Then, a high level of competence and professionalism is achieved.
ZF is present in many countries of the world. We foster the exchange of thoughts, ideas, and methods as well as the understanding between cultures and people.
Our leaders demonstratively support the goals of ZF to the best of their abilities. The economic success of ZF, the satisfaction of our customers and employees, as well as the worldwide promotion of our good reputation are at the core of their mission and work. They welcome transformation and view change as an opportunity.