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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 60 reviews
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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  • 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
  • Renee Waterfield
    Renee Waterfield United States of America A lot of solid information int just a few minutes time. I really enjoyed this and their were a few idea's I found extremely enlightening. 2015-08-25 00:08:03
  • Abdul Hafeez Malik
    Abdul Hafeez Malik Pakistan Short & sweet! Effective. 2015-08-16 11:08:19
  • Emad Tammar
    Emad Tammar Romania It was really informative and helpful in a way that let us think about who to work with or who to hire 2015-08-15 16:08:20
  • Shahan Ali Khan
    Shahan Ali Khan Pakistan A very good learning, clears one's concept about partning, authority, responsibility, alignment, adaptation and meaning for employees. 2015-07-22 13:07:36
  • Vonda Butler
    Vonda Butler United States of America I would recommend this course for any organization that seeks to establish a culture of integrity and value for it's employees. The lessons learned in this course are worth implementing for successful organizational development and cohesiveness. 2015-07-11 21:07:38
  • Yasmine Buraik
    Yasmine Buraik Saudi Arabia It was an interesting and informative course, she presented in a simple comprehensive matter, that made it easy to grasp basic concepts. 2015-07-08 18:07:46
  • Doctor Winston Sullivan Taylor
    Doctor Winston Sullivan Taylor United Kingdom Excellent course 2015-07-05 04:07:44
  • Manjula Mukund
    Manjula Mukund India Course was very informative 2015-06-24 14:06:01
  • Charlandra McElrath
    Charlandra McElrath United States of America Excellent course. 2015-06-20 19:06:46
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