In the latest edition of #evolve, WorldatWork’s new digital-only magazine, learn about the many ways corporate culture shapes and affects the workplace, inspiring us all to “Dream Big and Innovate.”
“Dream Big and Innovate: Virgin Pulse Lives and Breathes Well-Being,” by Dan Cafaro, WorldatWork
Many health and well-being companies talk a good game, but are they living up to the hype? David Osborne, Virgin Pulse’s CEO, is trying to ensure that his company, in fact, is surpassing the bar.
“A Culture Above and Beyond: Extraordinary Perks, Recognition Programs Can Promote Positive Workplaces,” by Mark Athitakis, WorldatWork
A cruise. A car. A Star Wars-themed party. No, it’s not the latest gameshow, it’s your new recognition program. And, it’s working.
“Can You Hear Me Now? The Top Barriers to Effective Listening and How to Overcome Them,” by Chris Dyer
Effective listening is at the root of team collaboration and great workplace culture, but obstacles often get in the way. Here are four ways to overcome them.
“Take Your Child to Work Day, All Grown Up,” by Trisha L. Howard, WorldatWork
Nearly three decades ago, Take Our Daughters to Work Day began. It’s since evolved to include all children and much more swag. Programs of this nature, such as the one at Sprint, can go a long way to encourage engagement — in the present and beyond.
“Chicken or the Egg: Fair Rewards or Culture of Fairness?,” by Laine Thomas Conway
When it comes to establishing a perception of fairness and equity in an organization, one question comes to mind: What comes first, a fair rewards program or a culture that promotes fairness?
“In a Family Way: Helping Your Employees Balance Parenthood and Work ,” by Shannon Curry
Parenthood is a taxing effort that, while a joyous occasion, can have lasting negative effects. But today’s employers have a wealth of options they can roll out to help employees prepare for Baby — and the return to work.
“Corporate Culture: Leading the Dialogue on Mental Illness in the Workplace,” by Michelle Bucaria
Mental illness can have a dramatically negative effect on the workplace. Part of dealing with these issues could be as simple as normalizing the conversation.
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