Gallup Great Workplace Award 2007

Gallup Great Workplace Award

Organization Award

The world’s top-performing companies help lead the global economy by engaging their workforces. These companies understand that employee engagement is a force that drives real business outcomes. Based on exhaustive research, rigorous criteria, and the evaluation of workplace experts, the Gallup Great Workplace Awards recognize these excellent companies for their extraordinary ability to create an engaged workplace culture.

2007 Gallup Great Workplace Award Winners

The 2007 Gallup Great Workplace Award was presented to 12 of the world’s most engaged and productive workforces.  These 12 companies are:

  • ABC Supply
  • B&Q
  • Blue Care Network of Michigan
  • Campbell Soup Company
  • Hendrick Health System
  • Marriott Vacation Club International
  • Starbucks Corporation
  • St. Joseph Health System
  • Stryker
  • The Park Hotels
  • Wells Fargo
  • Winegardner & Hammons, Inc.

On June 12, the Great Workplace Award winners presented the improved business results they achieved through building an engaged workforce at the 2007 Gallup Great Workplace Summit at Gallup’s world headquarters in Washington, D.C.

“Studying more than 10 million employees worldwide allowed us to set an extraordinarily high bar for this award,” said Tom Rath, who leads Gallup’s Workplace and Leadership Consulting practice. “The winners have gone far beyond just offering nice perks and benefits. They have created an environment that truly engages people every day, throughout the organization.”

In 2007, companies were recognized for fostering engagement based on these criteria:

  • a total sample size of at least 1,000 respondents
  • a Q12 response rate of 80% or higher
  • a Q12 GrandMean score of 4.15 or higher in at least 50% of the organization’s workgroups
  • business impact results detailed in a one-page description that links engagement to business outcomes
  • a best-practices portfolio that includes:
    • a strategic plan that highlights building engagement in the organization
    • two or three best-practice organization-wide initiatives
    • 20 best-practice workgroup-level action plans
    • one example of a tool, program, or process that has been created or used to increase or promote employee engagement in the organization

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