At Interface, employee suggestions to minimize material usage and improve the efficiency of equipment and processes resulted in $433 million in cumulative avoided waste cost from 1995 to the present.
Articles & White Papers
The Sustainable Organization
Organizations that survive and thrive over the long term operate in ways that are both profitable and responsible. Beyond compliance and philanthropy, they find business opportunities while also serving the interests of society.
6 Steps to Diagnose Your Organization
Prescription without diagnosis is called malpractice in the medical field. So why do organizations often take action before they understand the underlying issues?
Are You Setting Your Employees Up to Fail?
When employees aren't performing as expected, managers often cite various reasons such as a lack of understanding, talent or ambition. But is the manager also partly to blame?
Creating a Winning Culture
Does corporate culture have an impact on the success of an organization?
Giving Back: A Win-Win for Organizations and Communities
A volunteer for the Education and Assistance Corporation recently shared an experience of shopping with a 12-year old girl at Wal-Mart during the holidays to help her select Christmas gifts with funds donated by EAC.
Goal Alignment: Turning Strategy into Results
The New Year is upon us with new opportunities and challenges; all you have to do is achieve them - a challenge for small and large companies alike.
Organizational Culture and Its Impact on Business Results
Culture has often been perceived as the "soft" part of a business, but the culture of an organization has a very definite impact on its business results and its ability to successfully sustain itself for the future.
Recognizing and Rewarding Employees
Companies today realize that employees want more than competitive pay and benefits; they also want to be recognized and appreciated for their work.
Selecting the Best
Selecting the best person to fill a job is identified as the key issue by hiring managers in all types of businesses.
What can a hospital learn from a hotel? Plenty!
Teaming Up to Solve Problems Fast
"Work it Out", "Fast Track Decision Making"; whatever it's called, it's a process where groups of managers and employees come together to solve specific business challenges.
Tips for Managing Effective Meetings
I often hear people say that they spend so much time in meetings that they don't get their "real" work done.