Diageo, a multinational alcoholic beverages company, is setting an example for bringing wellness to a social workplace in their New York City office. The company has always encouraged employees and consumers alike to live well and celebrate responsibly. Culture & Partnerships Manager Alisa Jacobs took wellness offerings to the next level in 2015 by spearheading their Fitspo workplace wellness club, which offers an inclusive social atmosphere that people at the office love.
An oft-quoted statement from acclaimed management consultant Peter Drucker asserts that "culture eats strategy for breakfast." Yet even today, many companies pay more attention to their strategies than their underlying culture, often at the expense of success. That's because many business leaders think that changing corporate culture is near impossible, while shifting a strategy is only a productive whiteboarding session and a new scorecard away.
“Our diverse workforce is an important part of what enables our firm to be a best in class provider of products and services around the globe. Our senior leaders are engaged, which creates an environment of awareness, action and accountability. Our support of communities where our employees live and work is an important part of this strategy which we advance through our commitment to invest responsibly in communities.”
Veteran Jandy Walker Reflects on the Meaning of Service
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FedEx Services senior project analyst Jandy Walker learned about commitment and teamwork during her service in the U.S. Army. Today, she relies on those same skills to ensure FedEx IT infrastructure keeps pace with increasing demands.
North Little Rock Facility's Engaged Safety Culture
Debbie Johnson continues to develop and introduce ways to increase the visibility, efficiency and sustainability of the safety culture at North Little Rock. “It is really satisfying to be linked, in some way, to basically everyone in the facility. We are dedicated to expressing the importance of taking individual responsibility for safety and to ensuring that Caterpillar families and friends know of our commitment to keeping one another safe.”