MacAulay-Brown Awarded 2012 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility in Dayton
DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), a leading National Security company providing innovative engineering and technical solutions to Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security and Federal agencies, announced today that for the third consecutive year, the Company has been awarded the nationally recognized Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility in Dayton.
The award, part of the national When Work Works project administered by the Families and Work Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management, recognizes employers of all sizes and types in the Dayton region and across the country. As a recipient of the Sloan Award, MacB has distinguished itself as a leading employer of choice. It is successfully using flexibility as part of an effective workplace strategy to achieve business goals and benefit employees, helping them meet their responsibilities on and off the job.
"Our research consistently finds that employees in effective and flexible workplaces have greater engagement on the job and greater desire to stay with their organization," said Ellen Galinsky, President of Families and Work Institute. "In addition, they report lower stress levels and better overall health."
The two-step selection process is rigorous, involving an evaluation of employers' programs and practices and a confidential employee survey. As a recipient of the 2012 Sloan Award, MacB ranks in the top 20 percent of employers nationally in terms of its programs, policies and culture for creating an effective and flexible workplace. In addition, employee feedback is a major part of the award process, affirming that MacB is indeed an effective and flexible workplace.
"Being named a Sloan Award recipient for the third consecutive year is an honor," said Sid Fuchs, President and CEO of MacB. "The rigorous process, to include confidential feedback from our team, shows that the innovative workplace initiatives we have put in place are having the intended effectiveness and value."
ABOUT MACAULAY-BROWN, INC. (MacB)
For more than 30 years, MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB), owned by industry veterans Syd and Sharon Martin, has been solving some of the Nation's most complex National Security challenges. Defense, Intelligence Community, Homeland Security and Federal agencies rely on our innovative and proven engineering and technical solutions to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world. With Corporate Headquarters in Dayton, Ohio and National Capital Headquarters in Vienna, Va., our 2,000 employees worldwide are dedicated to developing mission focused and results oriented solutions that make a difference where and when it matters most. For more information, please visit www.macb.com, call us at 937-426-3421, link to us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter or become a fan on our Facebook page.