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Creating Meaning for Employees


Creating Meaning for Employees

Creating Meaning for Employees

Learn about creating meaning in your company for employees.


Students: 3,686
Course Description

Janice Fraser is CEO and co-founder of Adaptive Path, an experience design consultancy firm based in San Francisco, California and Austin, Texas. Janice is an experienced entrepreneur and in this free online course she talks in detail about how important the culture of a business is for the success of that business.
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She emphasises that a productive culture is one where managers create meaning for their employees. By promoting a business culture that employees can buy into they will become more motivated and work more passionately to make the business a success. Janice believes that alignment is the key factor underlying everything we do. In a business alignment means that employees are doing fulfilling work which they excel at. This course will be of great interest to all business professionals and managers who would like to gain advice and guidance about creating a successful business culture which has meaning for all employees.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes: - Understand why the culture of a business is important; - Understand how to create a meaningful culture for employees; - Understand the importance of alignment, and how it can motivate employees;


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Course Title Creating Meaning for Employees
Course # 428
Course Publisher Stanford
Course Category 9
Content Origin
Course Description  Janice Fraser is CEO and co-founder of Adaptive Path, an experience design consultancy firm based in San Francisco, California and Austin, Texas. Janice is an experienced entrepreneur and in this free online course she talks in detail about how important the culture of a business is for the success of that business. She emphasises that a productive culture is one where managers create meaning for their employees. By promoting a business culture that employees can buy into they will become more motivated and work more passionately to make the business a success. Janice believes that alignment is the key factor underlying everything we do. In a business alignment means that employees are doing fulfilling work which they excel at. This course will be of great interest to all business professionals and managers who would like to gain advice and guidance about creating a successful business culture which has meaning for all employees.
License  This course is available from Stanford OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date 17 May 2012
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio High
Audio Only High
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Philip Morowitz United States of America Great Course, I learned so much about creating meaning for employees. 2014-12-17 17:12:03
  • ank arora India This was my first course on employee motivation and alignment,, will looking forward for further discussions 2014-11-27 07:11:49
  • David Warne South Africa Very Helpful. 2014-11-25 07:11:07
  • Deborah Davis United States of America I thoroughly enjoyed this course. It makes a difference to hear insight straight from "the horses mouth". Personal experience is always a strong testimony. 2014-11-17 19:11:39
  • Abijith Uday India Short and Informative! 2014-11-01 07:11:33
  • Adrian MacKinnon Canada It was an interesting course and I feel like I learned some things that I can apply to my situation 2014-10-23 16:10:30
  • Swaminathan Srinivasan India It was really nice to understand the partnership and how it can work wonders. 2014-10-23 08:10:51
  • Derrick Avila United States of America Good refresher course. I think this information is a quick reminder of the foundations of a great business. 2014-10-16 19:10:46
  • Brian Affentranger United States of America Overall was a good class and some good views and outlooks on businesses and leadership. 2014-09-26 23:09:09
  • Cheurombo Pswarayi Zimbabwe OK 2014-08-28 21:08:43
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