Microsoft's Mission & Values
To enable people and businesses throughout the world to realize their full
Empowering people through great software – any time, any place and on any device
Great People with Great Values
Delivering on our mission requires great people who are bright, creative and
energetic, and who share the following values:
- Integrity and honesty
- Passion for customers, partners, and technology
- Open and respectful with others and dedicated to making them better
- Willingness to take on big challenges and see them through
- Self critical, questioning and committed to personal excellence and self
- Accountable for commitments, results, and quality to customers,
shareholders, partners and employees
Delivering on Our Mission
The tenets central to accomplishing our mission include:
In everything we do.
Deepening customer trust through the quality of our products and services, our
responsiveness and accountability, and our predictability in everything we do.
Broad Customer Connection
Connecting with customers, understanding their needs and how they use
technology, and providing value through information and support to help them
realize their potential.
Innovative and Responsible Platform Leadership
Expanding platform innovation, benefits, and opportunities for customers and
partners; openness in discussing our future directions; getting feedback; and
working with others to ensure that their products and our platforms work well
Enabling People to Do New Things
Broadening choices for customers by identifying new areas of business;
incubating new products; integrating new customer scenarios into existing
businesses; exploring acquisitions of key talent and experience; and
integrating more deeply with new and existing partners.
A Global, Inclusive Approach
Thinking and acting globally, enabling a multicultural workforce that
generates innovative decision-making for a diverse universe of customers and
partners, innovating to lower the costs of technology, and showing leadership
in supporting the communities in which we work and live.