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The acquisition of Orangebox continues Steelcase’s growth trajectory as it expands its solutions to support the new ways teams are working.
Growing a business is essential to success. But as a company expands, other aspects of the organization may lack for attention. Communication and collaboration can decline and the company’s culture and brand can suffer, too. As GeoBlue grew from start-up to a major player in the insurance industry, organizational issues began to emerge.
Technology takes talent. Whether it’s hardware or software, behind the lines of code and high-tech circuitry are people who bring digital innovations to life. At Telnyx, a VoIP service provider for businesses, CEO David Casem says recruiting the right technical talent, engaging and retaining them is the most difficult task of running his company. That’s why Telnyx leverages their work environment to help attract great tech talent.
Cancer care is a complex field, and the number of cancer patients is projected to increase substantially. To meet the challenge, the Institute of Medicine recommended that a high quality delivery system for cancer care be patient-centered. This is the underlying philosophy behind the ThedaCare Regional Cancer Center, in Appleton, WI.
In markets such as India and China, the nature of work is changing as firms move up the value chain and take on more complex work. Creating flexible, resilient workspaces that enhance employee wellbeing is key to retaining talent, even when resource constraints and constant change can make that a challenge.
It’s fast becoming a deeply-embedded yearning of our time. In workplaces throughout the world, there’s awareness that we’re not performing to full potential and too many distractions are to blame. While the diagnosis may seem clear, most people feel helpless to do anything about it other than to keep working harder at staying focused.