-Conduct independent analysis and present all perspectives of presented researched issues.
-Encourage a variety of views, analyses and disciplinary approaches rather thantrying to reinforce the ‘established wisdom’ or consensus view.
-Value partnership rather than compete with existing research efforts.
-Design data bases that are to be easily obtainable and informative to the general public.
-Produce research based on feedback from global citizens, and its potential impact on public policy and the quality of life of global citizens.
-Highlight connections among local, state, national and global trends.
-Select projects that are pertinent, thought provoking, and inspire new innovation and ideas.
-To be the premier independent source of valuable innovations within fields of interest.
-To be the foremost think-tank and the most trustworthy first point of reference on progressive ideas relating to South African and African Region.
As an independent research and development institute with talented and experienced staff, Xubera Research and Development Institute is uniquely positioned to consistently provide quality solutions which are life changing in affected societies. We believe that generating, mobilizing and sharing knowledge, through development research, teaching and communications, we play a pivotal part in realising this vision
We are an organization with integrity, passion to make a difference, value freedom to create, interdisciplinary talent, and a focus on reaching technical and managerial excellence. These values are at the heart of Xubera Research and Development Institute. Our staff has freedom to create and invent in exchange for great responsibility. Our interdisciplinary talent offers clients a resource that is not easily found elsewhere. We are committed to maintaining our technical excellence, supported by an exceptional management team. At Xubera Research and Development Institute, we treat others with respect, empower champions, facilitate team productivity, transform ideas, reward success, and have the fun of sharing in our achievements.
Respect is the foundation for all collaboration and productive teamwork. It is a core Xubera Research and Development Institute value. Champions are individuals who have the passion and drive to make the ‘impossible’ happen. They work productively within teams and develop compelling ideas and value using a methodology we call "NABC" (Needs, Approach, Benefits, Competition). Our staff reward system is based on client success. And there's no feeling quite like being part of a team that has achieved great things
The strategy is built on our core values and work ethics, which are:
-A concern for equity and social justice.
-An explicit recognition of power relations.
-The independence to challenge orthodoxy.
-Transparency and accountability to our stakeholders.
-Engaging a plurality of partners and perspectives.