How a Retreat Helped NBOA Focus on Culture in a New Way
May 24, 2017
What is it that happens when colleagues leave their everyday workplace and travel to a completely different setting to conduct their work? Find out in this guest post by a WorkXO client, the National Business Officers Association.
Culture Chat: The Overlooked Connection Between Collegiate Design and Workplace Culture
May 16, 2017
"As companies look to recruit the best and brightest from college campuses, they are overlooking one major factor in the attraction and retention of recent graduates— incorporating campus design elements into work environments to attract young professionals. Global infrastructure and design firm, AECOM, along with contract furniture company, KI, conducted new research on collegiate design as a driver of workplace design, and set out to examine how college students like to work and how companies can apply this style within." This is the first of a new series of Culture Chat conversations, in which we talk with people doing interesting work that has an unexpected connection to workplace culture. In this episode, we chat with Jonathan Webb and Brett Shwery, the authors of this fascinating study about the lessons companies can learn from how the next generation of workers interact in a college environment.
The Culture Chat Podcast: The Concept of the Unshakable Brand
May 3, 2017
In this episode, we chat with Benjamin Warsinske of Branded World, about the concept of the "unshakable brand" and how culture plays a part in not just being unshakeable, but also flexible and evolving.
This post is the text of an email a friend of ours sent to Oscar Munoz, CEO of United Airlines. It was so great we asked her if we could share it here. If you are listening, Mr Munoz, we think you should take a look at what we do here at WorkXO. We know that the culture analytics we provide can help - because it's not just about a change effort. It's actually about preserving and protecting some things that matter, and knowing when and how to shift the rest.
WorkXO and 5:00 Films & Media are partnering to explore the intersection of culture and video in a new project for associations, launching at ASAE's MM&C Conference in Washington DC on May 2-3. In this project, we will be working together to help interested associations create an awesome About Us video that really reflects their culture.
The Culture Chat: How Carfax Builds a Winning Team Culture
April 12, 2017
This episode is all about creating a Winning Team Culture, as CARFAX's VP of Human Resources, Adrienne Webster, shared with us. And their formula's super interesting - combining being goal oriented, encouraging independent thinkers, wisdom of the crowds, and the 3 C's (collaborative, creative, and competitive) - listen to the conversation for the details!