Listening to employees is a critical first step in establishing a strong culture. But to proactively drive positive change, employers need to create measurable goals related to their culture, continuously ask employees about their experience, implement new initiatives based on employee feedback, and change or add initiatives if they aren’t getting the desired results. Creating a strong culture is a constant, purposeful effort that requires bridging employee sentiment with data science to help workers bring their fullest, best selves to work.
Greg Pryor, senior vice president, people & performance evangelist at Workday, recently sat down with two leaders from Great Place to Work®, an organization that has been studying company culture and employee survey data for almost 30 years. The company advocates for leading with values and humanity which their research proves is not only better for people, it’s better for business.
Pryor chatted with Marcus Erb, vice president of data science and innovation and Matt Bush, culture coaching lead to discuss the data science behind being a great place to work for all, under all circumstances.
Meeting, and Exceeding, Baseline Expectations
In the 30 years Great Place to Work has been in operation, Erb says they’ve seen recessions and