"It just proves a point," Heydel continued. "Providing very good care to our patients is extremely satisfying to our staff. In turn, this makes our hospital staff feel even better about the place where they work. This honor is a source of great pride for everyone at Self Regional-staff, physicians, volunteers and the entire community we serve."
This year's winning organizations are global in representation. It is only the second year that the Gallup Great Workplace Award has been presented; there were 12 winners last year.
In addition to Self Regional Healthcare, the 2008 Gallup Great Workplace Award recipients are: ABC Supply, Abdul Latif Jameel Co., Ltd., ASB Bank, B&Q, Bharti Airtel Limited, Blue Care Network of Michigan, Borgess Health, Campbell Soup Company, CarMax, Inc., Country Inns & Suites by Carlson, General Growth Properties, Hendrick Health System, Marriott Vacation Club International, Qwest Communications Mass Markets, Siam Commercial Bank, St. Joseph Health System, Standard Chartered Bank Hong Kong Limited, Stryker and Winegardner & Hammons, Inc.
"When compared to the millions of workplaces we have studied around the world, these organizations have worked tirelessly to create an environment that values people," said Tom Rath, who leads Gallup's Workplace and Leadership Consulting practice. "The winners of this award have established a new global standard for engaging people that goes far beyond trivial perks to ensure that each employee has an emotional connection to the company's mission and growth."
The Gallup Great Workplace Award is based on two components - database
performance and financial performance. Applicants' results are compared
across Gallup's renowned workplace research database composed of millions
of work teams throughou
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