Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility
Applications are now open for the 2009 Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility! This prestigious award recognizes employers across the country that are successfully using flexibility to meet both business and employee goals. To see if your organization qualifies, read the details below.
The application process takes place in two rounds:
Round I: Employer Questionnaire
Employers nominate themselves by completing an online application survey about their workplace flexibility programs, policies and culture. Click here to view a copy of the employer survey to preview the questions. The actual application needs to be completed and submitted on-line.The survey will take less than one hour to complete. To register and complete the application now, please click here. Please write down the email address and password that you register with so that if you need to stop in the middle of completing the application and would like to log back in later on to finish. You can click here and log in with your email address and the password you created.
Round II: Employee Survey
For qualifying employers from Round I, a sample of employees will be asked to complete a survey about their access to workplace flexibility programs and about the culture. The survey will take 20 minutes to complete.
Eligible applicants will be considered based on their ability to demonstrate that workplace flexibility is being used successfully to meet both business and employee objectives.
Winners will be announced in 2009 in an award presentation ceremony at a local event, and will have the opportunity for local and national recognition. To see a list of past winners, click here.
To be eligible for the Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility, employers must meet all of the following criteria:
Employers of all sizes, in the public and private sectors, for-profit and not-for-profit are eligible for the Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility provided all of the above criteria are met.
The Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility are part of When Work Works, a national project on workplace effectiveness and workplace flexibility from Families and Work Institute in partnership with The Institute for a Competitive Workforce, an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the Twiga Foundation. For more information about the awards or about When Work Works, please use the Sloan Awards Hotline number (800-966-2044) or email us at whenworkworks[at]familiesandwork[dot]org.
Applications for the 2009 Alfred P. Sloan Awards are now closed. Thank you for your interest.