Our Core Values
Alkaloid AD Skopje relies on the highest ethical norms and standards when doing business. We are sure that the ethical conduct of business is a prerequisite for lasting personal and professional success. Our key values are:
People above all
We embrace different views of people with respect and dignity. We promote diversity with admiration and empathy, irrespective of the person’s position within the company, background, age, gender, values, views or interests. We recognize people's differences as chances to learn and approach things differently.
In order to show that everyone is important, we must be completely transparent to colleagues, clients, associates, co-investors, external partners, government institutions, the community, and so on.
Transparency breeds trust, and trust is the foundation and core stone on which we rely. This trust extends to anyone who interacts with us on any level and it is crucial when establishing and developing both, internal and external relationships since it is the basis of good communication.
We favor empathy and active listening to understand another person’s perspective or circumstance whether you agree with this person or not. Possess a desire to know and understand others.
We are actively involved in community and charitable events as an organization and encourage our employees to give back to our community as it has given so much to us. Generously donate our resources and believe it is our responsibility to give back to the communities in which we live and work.
Integrity and honesty
We always strive to do the right thing and carry out what we say we will. We try to gain the trust of others through consistent behavior, in accordance with the high ethical norms, values and commitments of the company. We take responsibility for our activities. We have a strong sense of what is right and what is wrong and we always strive to do the right thing.
Integrity for us is the foundation of good leadership, which shows that this value is the basis for gaining trust with all our stakeholders. Working with integrity means that you always have to do the job properly, even when it is hard to attain.
We are all Alkaloid ambassadors, representing the company at different levels and through various interactions with all stakeholders. We take responsibility to act as a model by building strong and sustainable relationships within the organization, based on high moral and honesty. Integrity for us is a guiding principle at all levels and in all activities within Alkaloid and we work hard to create an environment and work climate where integrity will flourish.
Acting with integrity means ensuring that every decision is made on the basis of the highest ethical and moral principles. Trust and honesty are key elements of the concept of integrity in Alkaloid. In the workplace, employees who act with integrity always tell the truth; they do the right thing, even when no one is watching.
Creating the best outcomes together
Our people constantly exceed expectations. They move forward and take action to meet the needs of customers, they strive to take an extra step for each of their task, activity or project.
Our employees are leaders who show commitment and passion for their work, guided by their own example and focused on the aim.
We rely on tradition, built and maintained for decades, we are agile, and we accept all changes and see their benefits.
Our people always give their best at work, by constantly learning new skills and competence, which helps the company to constantly move up.
We always strive to be innovative and to stimulate and reward the creativity and entrepreneurship of our employees.
One of the keys to a successful business is active and complete involvement and engagement of employees. Line managers appreciate the level of commitment our employees put in their work and help them be proud and aware of what they achieve for the company. Our employees are selfmotivated to work hard towards achieving the common goal.
Value based leadership
Our leaders also influence the values in our company. In order to develop properly, leaders need to impose values regarding responsible leadership, which is a combination of commitment, determination and understanding for employees. Values are the guiding principles in our company. We encourage the leaders in our company to choose their employees on the basis of values in addition to competence and if values in life correspond with those of the company, we talk about an ideal relationship.
Our leaders always start from themselves, think about what they stand for and what their values are. They are constantly working on getting to know themselves, to be sure that they can influence themselves first, so that they can influence others as well.
Our leaders achieve balance, that is, capability to see situations from various angles and points of view in order to gain full understanding. Balance means viewing all sides and views with an open mind.