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Creating Meaning for Employees Course


Creating Meaning for Employees
Creating Meaning for Employees

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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.

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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 Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 64 votes
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:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Ngairinga Kotrine Iro
    Ngairinga Kotrine Iro Cook Islands This course was very specific & clear. I love how it pointed to the little things we need to do to impact the environment we work in. I love especially the thought on alignment. Align the responsibility, accountability & authority. 2016-07-26 03:07:55
  • Adebimpe Oloyede
    Adebimpe Oloyede Nigeria This will help my HR career. 2016-07-14 15:07:48
  • Analisa Wells
    Analisa Wells United States of America This was short but enlightening... I wish they would have gone into a little more detail. 2016-06-24 21:06:39
  • Furo Bakare
    Furo Bakare Nigeria Brief and quite interesting. 2016-04-21 15:04:06
  • Alain Safa
    Alain Safa Sweden It was a pleasure to be part of this energic and powerful yet simple way of Learning. The leader was great in implementing the knowledge and the ideas in a very intressting way. 2016-04-19 20:04:37
  • Koteeswari Senthamarai
    Koteeswari Senthamarai India The course is really useful not only entrepreneur, but also to Managers who handle employees 2016-04-03 14:04:48
  • Priscila Anchie Vicencio
    Priscila Anchie Vicencio Qatar This topic is really helpful. 2016-02-29 07:02:26
  • Albert Ciliberto
    Albert Ciliberto United States of America Very Good Program. 2015-10-21 18:10:55
  • Muhammad Ahmad
    Muhammad Ahmad Pakistan It was a good experience 2015-10-16 16:10:51
  • Lani Moors-Smolik
    Lani Moors-Smolik Samoa There are some great facts for business to learn to help with better communication and better understanding among managers and employees. 2015-09-01 01:09:04
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