We empower and encourage our people to produce results and increase their knowledge, skills and abilities. We attach great importance to their participation in making decisions about their own jobs, their development and their performance objectives.
We support our employees in achieving career and performance development aims through
The regular employee-supervisor dialogue is a shared managerial process between employees and their immediate superiors. It is applied to all functions at all levels.
Corporate strategic focus
"Lead & Learn outlines ways in which we realise and deliver Value through Innovation and helps to meet the challenges to come. It is about how we work together."
(Boehringer Ingelheim Lead & Learn)
The way we work together is at the heart of our employee-supervisor dialogue.
To see if we are living up to our fundamental aspirations, these are the questions we ask ourselves:
Dialogue and sharing between the employee and supervisor is needed around the expectations, accountabilities and the quality of accomplishments related to the employee's main job.
Open, honest and constructive feedback should be encouraged and practiced in both directions between the employeee and the supervisor.
Variable performance-related goals are value-adding.
They make a significant contribution to realising our corporate strategy.
There is no substitute for knowledge and learning, creativity and innovation, competencies and capabilities. They need to be relentlessly pursued and focused in line with the organisation's current and long-term requirements.
Development planning takes into account