The values of Competence, Respect, and Fairness will be implemented in human resources policies and procedures consistent with the following operating principles. These principles are interrelated and therefore they must be considered collectively and in a balanced fashion.

Accountability
The requirement to be answerable for carrying out our responsibilities in accordance with these human resources values and operating principles.
Efficiency
Making the best possible use of human resources, time, and money.
Effectiveness
Achieving the expected results.
Consistency
Acting in a similar manner in similar circumstances.
Adaptability
Adjusting to circumstances while encouraging innovation and creativity.
Simplicity
Making things as uncomplicated as possible.
Openness
Ensuring straightforward and honest communications.