Integrity means that you show accepted social and work behaviors, including:


Behaving ethically

  • Follow a strict code of ethics and behavior
  • Choose an ethical course of action and do the right thing, even in the face of opposition
  • Encourage others to behave accordingly


Acting fairly

  • Treat others with honesty, fairness, and respect
  • Make decisions that are objective and reflect the just treatment of others


Taking responsibility

  • Take responsibility for accomplishing work goals within accepted timeframes
  • Accept responsibility/accountability for one’s decisions and actions and for those of one’s group, team, or department
  • Understand that past behavior may affect your ability to get a job or meet its requirements
  • Attempt to learn from mistakes