What does a great workplace look like from the employee's perspective?
What does a great workplace look like from the manager's perspective?
* CIPD Absence Management Survey 2016, Great Place to Work data
Salesforce is leading the way globally with regards to how people should be treated and the working environment. This extends to our customers and partners who are now adopting similar models. Salesforce is changing the whole way of working for everyone. The CEO is an amazing, visionary leader, who understands that business is not just about profit margins but also about improving the state of the world. If all CEOs/companies had the same perspective, the world would be a better place for all.
Bayer is nothing without its people. They truly embody our Life Values and go the extra mile in their passion for the Bayer mission: Science for a Better Life. Every day I see evidence of our people being driven by this higher purpose to improve lives and their commitment is what makes Bayer’s workplace culture unique. Our Leaders are passionate about our people – creating an inspiring environment for them and taking great care of them. Above all, we make sure they have a voice not just in shaping their future with Bayer, but also in shaping the future of Bayer.
We have adopted the [trust and engagement] principles wholeheartedly and live them every day and throughout the business, so it becomes second nature. We know that it works and would not dream of doing business any other way!
You don’t double the size of your organisation without having a culture which gets behind your agenda and what you are trying to do. The CEO is a huge advocate of doing good and doing the right thing. People look at him and are inspired to behave the way that he does… Our engagement score definitely correlates to our financial performance.