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Integrating your Manufacturing Team

Written by GPTW

Sometimes if feels like our warehouse and office staff exist in two completely different companies. What can we do to create a more unified experience and integrated culture?


July 6, 2017

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A Long-Term Perspective

Written by Jen Wetherow

This year will mark our third survey cycle. We know it’s the right thing to do, and we’ve been working hard to act on the feedback from employees but our results haven’t budged. How long before we can expect to see a shift?


May 4, 2017

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Inclusion x Diversity

Written by Jen Wetherow

What’s the difference between inclusion and diversity in the workplace?


March 9, 2017

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Flexibility

Written by Jen Wetherow

Our company expects employees to work 8 hours per day but we offer complete flexibility in the timing; it could be 9 - 5 / 7:30 – 3:30 / or even 10 – 6. But lately, we’ve been getting feedback that employees want more flexibility. What would this look like? What do other companies do?


March 6, 2017

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Lateral Training & Development

Written by Jen Wetherow

I’d like to bolster the development opportunities available to our employees by including some cross-functional or ‘horizontal’ training programs. I am hoping to both build competency and break-down some of the silos that exist in our company.


March 6, 2017

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Differentiator

Written by Jen Wetherow

We are in the process of evaluating and selecting vendors for our upcoming employee survey. What are most critical differentiators between GPTW’s culture assessment approach and other conventional methods?


March 6, 2017

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Part-Time vs Full-Time

Written by Jen Wetherow

I have a mix of part-time and full-time staff; in what ways should I be adapting my management style and/ or practices to best fit their needs?


March 6, 2017