Findings from the Study

I wanted to dig deeper to find out how organizations achieve these attributes. I had been a “judge” for two years for the Maryland Work-Life Alliance, which annually recognized organizations (profit, nonprofit, government, and associations) for their support for work-life programs for their employees. The organizations had either to be based in Maryland or to constitute a significant presence in the state.
The alliance had been awarding its “seal of excellence” for five years when this study was undertaken. The list of awardees included such organizations as Discovery Communications, Marriott International, SAS Institute, MITRE Corporation, Booz Allen Hamilton, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Agency, and Calvert ...

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