Building on good traditions, we evolve our company responsibly
Our motto “engineering. tomorrow. together.” unites us all at thyssenkrupp. We are all committed to the engineering of sustainable solutions, and we are convinced that we can produce the best results by working together. A corporate culture with shared values like team spirit, communication, commitment, a success mindset, and respect for colleagues, customers, investors, and competitors is one of our key success factors.
We live this culture every day. thyssenkrupp does business in accordance with very clear guidelines. Because we take openness and honesty seriously, the opinion of our employees is key to evolving our culture.
In our first Groupwide employee survey in 2014, more than 105,000 employees provided answers to 75 questions about working at thyssenkrupp. The high response rate of 75% demonstrates the solid foundation of our culture. Just over a year after completion of the 2014 employee survey, follow-up work is well under way: Thousands of improvement measures are currently being implemented at local level. The next employee survey is planned for fall 2016.
thyssenkrupp also lives through our talent for collaboration. We trust, help, and respect each other in our work – as a matter of principle, and because it makes us more successful. To us values and actions are inseparably linked. We are fair. We do what we say and say what we do. Transparency and consistency are important to us as people, colleagues, and active members of society. We take responsibility – also in times of change.