Concurrent Sessions


Day and Time
:
Tuesday, October 22 at 11:00 a.m. - noon

Track:
Organizational and Professional Development

Framework:
Building Capabilities

 Room
Summit 8

Organizations for Humans: Caring Cultures, Basic Needs and Better Lives

Based on a two-year study of 21 of the best places to work, we describe why civil workplaces matter. Specifically, we will explore how high-performing organizations promote the needs and welfare of their workforces, illustrating how these employee-centric practices apply to LaSalle University's case. Learn how to infuse a work environment with kindness and support employees' universal needs for belonging, meaning, autonomy, self-acceptance, self-confidence and personal growth.

Kristin Heasley, Assistant Vice President of Human Resources, La Salle University, and Michael O'Malley, Managing Director, Pearl Meyer