Thirteen local organizations will receive the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility. One additional organization will be named an honorable mention. The awards, presented locally by the Salt Lake Chamber, recognize organizations that strive to find new ways to make work, work.
Local recipients of the 2010 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility are:
- 1-800 CONTACTS, inc.
- Café Rio Mexican Grill
- Christopherson Business Travel
- Employer Solutions Group
- Futura Industries
- Intermountain Financial Group, LLC
- Intermountain Healthcare
- McKinnon-Mulherin, Inc.
- Nelson Labs, Inc.
- Software Technology Group
- Utah Food Services
- United Way of Salt Lake (honorable mention)
“Businesses know how important it is to keep quality employees and that often means a break from the traditional workday,” said Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber. “These organizations have shown that implementing workplace flexibility increases effectiveness and yields positive business results, and we’re proud to recognize their willingness to work with their employees.”
The Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility is presented locally by the Salt Lake Chamber at the Work-Life Harmony luncheon, scheduled for 11 a.m. October 20, 2010 at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City.
The Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility are part of the When Work Works project, an ongoing initiative of Families and Work Institute, the Institute for a Competitive Workforce and the Twiga Foundation. These partner organizations provide research, resources and recognition to employers nationwide. The project shares the results of research on creating effective and flexible workplaces that meet the needs of the 21st century.
Each of the 2010 Sloan Award winners will also be recognized nationally and featured in next year’s edition of the Guide to Bold New Ideas for Making Work Work, published by Families and Work Institute.
Register HERE for the Work-Life Harmony luncheon.