Stacey C. Cunningham
In an incredible success story, one of our healthcare clients witnessed a remarkable 56% surge in reward and recognition within their organization. Through our transformative Culture of Excellence and Innovation program, they identified a critical opportunity to tackle retention issues and enhance engagement by addressing the under-utilization of their existing reward and recognition platform.
The Impact of Recognition:
Research conducted by Gallup has consistently shown that organizations with robust recognition programs experience a staggering 31% lower turnover rate. These organizations understand the significance of recognition and reward in fostering a culture of engagement and commitment. Furthermore, engaged workforces within such organizations demonstrate a remarkable 20% increase in productivity compared to their disengaged counterparts...
Captain D. Michael Abrashoff
One of the critical issues facing organizations today is safety...not just safety in the workplace but safety in all facets of our personal lives. After all, if people get injured at home, it affects their on-the-job performance, as well as medical costs.
No matter how hard we may try, you can't order safety. It's a culture we have to create and each person has to feel it personally. A US Navy destroyer is an inherently dangerous place and no Captain, no matter how good he or she thinks they are, can order safety. In the year prior to taking command of USS Benfold, 31 sailors out of a workforce of 310 were involved in some type of injury producing mishap. The first afternoon after I took command of the ship, one of my sailors was involved in a DUI off base after going to a bar after work. The very night I took command of the ship, one of my sailors was severely beaten in a mugging because he walked out the wrong gate of the base after sunset in one of the worst parts of town. It was a newly reporting sailor who didn't know that you don't go to that part of town after sunset. That fact wasn't included in our welcome aboard program for newly reporting personnel...