OUR PEOPLE PRINCIPLES
AT THE HEART OF OUR BUSINESS ARE A SET OF CORE VALUES THAT UNDERPIN EVERYTHING WE DO.
“We believe in diversity in terms of capabilities, experiences and ideas in pursuit of our stated business goals. All other things that make us different are recognised, respected and where appropriate celebrated, but are not the criteria on how we make people decisions. We believe that we need true diversity to create the best All About Food team and deliver the best sustainable business results. BUT we DON’T want diversity when it comes to our values or persons ability. We want the best people available, with values that 100% match the AAF values”.
MERITOCRACY THAT VALUES
THE WHAT & THE HOW
“We believe that meritocracy is critical to building the best All About Food team and that we need to assess people multi-dimensionally to achieve true meritocracy. We will do this through Job Descriptions, KPI’s, Big Things, Profiles and Values, and a robust inclusive transparent people management process. All progression, promotion and reward and recognition decisions will be made on merit.”
GOOD MANNERS & COMMON SENSE
“We believe that good manners say a lot about a person and how they do their job and therefore about AAF. We also expect people to display common sense in their day-to-day work, as we believe common sense is not about knowledge, experience or intellect , it’s about thought and care. We believe all people regardless of their experience or job level should have these 2 things. We expect all people to treat other members of the AAF team with courtesy and politeness and to demonstrate the correct public behaviours around the office and whenever they are representing the company.”
EQUALITY & EQUITY TO PROMOTE FAIRNESS
“We believe there is a need for both equality and equity. We want to give every person the opportunity to succeed by our standards, and in doing this there will be times where we will need to practice equity. BUT, if this is too often or for too long it shifts from equity to bias, which we believe is wrong. Overall we believe in fairness, which is giving every person the opportunity to succeed by our standards, and the appropriate level of support for the appropriate level of time. If a person cannot meet our standards after the appropriate level of support for the appropriate level of time we will face into that reality whilst always living our values”.
ENGAGING EACH OTHER LIKE ADULTS
“We believe in being honest, transparent and straight forward with each other to build common understanding and trust. We want to see and respond people and situations as they really are to achieve the best possible outcome for all people and the business.”