Micro Success Stories
Business Champions in Corporate Voices' national workplace flexibility campaign recognize that workpalce flexibility is a critical management strategy that will help ensure success in the 21st century. Below are micro success stories illustrating the many ways our Business Champions are using flexibility to modernize their workplaces to harness key talent, motivate their workforce and to become more competitive in the global economy.
Deloitte LLP [PDF]
One of the largest professional services firms uses a flexible work culture to retain, motivate and engage its key talent. Read about Deloitte's "corporate lattice" model of career progression and its Mass Career Customization program.
eTripTrader, Inc. [PDF]
A software company uses workplace flexibility to improve the lives of working families through innovative scheduling technology.
Ryan, LLC [PDF]
A corporate tax advisory services firm establishes myRyan, an innovative flexible work environment that measures performance based on results achieved, not hours worked. Within a couple years, the firm has dramatically reduced turnover, and has increased employee morale and commitment.
Corporate Voices will add to this set of micro success stories throughout the course of the campaign. For more information and to learn more about how Corporate Voices can develop your business' story, please contact Yvonne Siu, Manager, Communications and Government Relations.
Corporate Voices, in partnership with WorldatWork, the Society for Human Resource Management, WFD Consulting and the Twiga Foundation, conducted virtual focus groups in conjunction with the National Workplace Flexibility Dialogues organized by the U.S. Department of Labor's Women’s Bureau. These focus groups gathered data on how flexibility is implemented and the business impacts of flexibility across different industries.
Read the findings from these focus groups below.
"Employer Perspectives on Flexibility with an Hourly Workforce," Focus Group Summary, February 2011.
"Employer Perspectives on Flexibility in the Manufacturing Sector", Focus Group Summary, April 2011.
"Employer Perspectives on Flexibility in the Financial Services Sector," Focus Group Summary, June 2011.