1. Give first consideration
to the objectives and policies of Wesleyan University.
2. Strive to obtain the
maximum value for each dollar of expenditure.
3. Decline personal gifts or
4. Grant all competitive
suppliers equal consideration insofar as state or federal statute and
institutional policy permit.
5. Conduct business with
potential and current suppliers in an atmosphere of good faith, devoid of
6. Demand honesty in sales
representation whether offered through the medium of a verbal or written
statement, an advertisement, or a sample of the product.
7. Receive consent of
originator of proprietary ideas and designs before using them for competitive
8. Make every reasonable
effort to negotiate an equitable and mutually agreeable settlement of any
controversy with a supplier.
9. Accord a prompt and
courteous reception insofar as conditions permit to all who call on legitimate
10. Cooperate with trade,
industrial and professional associations, and with governmental and private
agencies for the purposes of promoting and developing sound business methods.
11. Foster fair, ethical and
legal trade practices.