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Principle Based Management™

Principle Based Management is a framework based on the principles of human progress that enables individuals and organizations to succeed long term by creating superior value for others.



Live Events: Learning With Others

Koch employees can participate in live, online sessions with other employees and PBM facilitators. Click the links below to register for upcoming PBM sessions, explore other Koch learning events, and more! Sessons are offered in multiple languages and time zones.


Principles in 45: Measures That Matter

How do you measure up? Join a leadership discussion about business measures and how they affect our decisions.  







Principles in 45: Bottom-Up vs. Top-Down

Dig deeper into what the Bottom-Up vs. Top-Down principle means and how to better apply it to improve results.








New to Principle Based Management?

PBM Quick Start can help! Quick Start offers both on-demand and facilitated learning options for a handful of PBM principles that are core to everything we do.



Explore the essential elements of Principle Based Management and what it means to take a principle-based approach in all you do.


Principles of Human Progress

We strive to identify, understand and apply time-tested principles that promote human flourishing and progress.

Five Dimensions

The five dimensions provide an organizing structure - or framework - for the many principles of human progress.

Explore Our Approach

Being guided by principles often results in us taking a different approach to many common business or organizational practices, such as supervising.


See Our Principles in Action

From businesses and manufacturing plants to individual employees, see the latest stories about how we are transforming our ability to get results.