APA Center for Organizational Excellence: Episode: April 2008

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Episode 4: "April 2008"

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Duration: 31:56

Episode 4

Bob Nelson, PhD

Summary

Is work-life balance possible? In this episode, learn about the role and evolution of work-life balance initiatives. Also, explore effective ways to reward and recognize employees in part one of our interview with Dr. Bob Nelson, a nationally recognized expert on employee motivation.

Details

  • 00:00 – Opening
  • 01:33 – Featured Topic – The role and evolution of work-life balance initiatives
  • 04:29 – Current Issues – Is work-life balance possible?
  • 12:11 – Featured Interview (Part 1) – Bob Nelson, PhD
  • 30:42 – Closing

Host

David W. Ballard, PsyD, MBA, Assistant Executive Director for Corporate Relations and Business Strategy, American Psychological Association (APA) and APA Practice Organization

Featured Interview

Bob Nelson, PhD, Founder and President, Nelson Motivation, Inc.

Current Issues Discussant

Matthew J. Grawitch, PhD, Chair, Organizational Studies Program, School for Professional Studies, Saint Louis University

Additional Resources

"We have worked to create a culture that supports the nature and goals of our business. As importantly, we communicate our culture to associates, clients and prospects through many channels every day. This helps us align people with the goals of our business, and has contributed to our success with employee satisfaction and with company growth and profits."

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