At the core of any organization is its people. Karen Harris, an architecture and design manager at Knoll explains how.
Due to looming talent shortages and increased health care costs, organizations across the globe are concentrating efforts to ensure the sustainability of their most important asset, their employees. Unlike other business assets — buildings, technology, investments — people have a choice about for whom they work, how much they give to their job and how they impact the people around them. In a knowledge economy, the knowledge, skills, creativity, and connections of its people are an organization's primary, and oftentimes only, performing assets.
Research shows that happy, healthy, and engaged employees are more efficient. An organization's workplaces, work processes and practices comprise an ecosystem that has the potential to enhance employee well-being and thus, organizational performance.
This session is approved for 1 GBCI CE, 1 AIA LU and 1 IDCEC CEU for attendees.