Metro Health – University of Michigan Health achieves recognition as a 2017 Best and Brightest Company to Work For
Metro Health – University of Michigan Health has been named a 2017 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the west Michigan region. The national program provides the business community an opportunity to show best practices, gain recognitions, and demonstrate why they are an employer of choice.
“We are so proud of the family that makes up Metro Health – University of Michigan Health,” said Floyd Wilson Jr., Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. “You are the ones daily putting our vision and values into practice, not only within the walls where we serve patients, but in surveys like this, where you share your experience. Collectively, we make Metro Health what it is, and as it turns out, that is one of the best companies to work for.”
Winners are placed into groups by size: 1-100 employees are classified as small business; 101-300 employees are classified as medium business; and, 301 and above are classified as large business.
All Metro employees were asked to complete a survey earlier this year. Feedback helped provide Metro with this distinction. Through the survey, you identified areas where Metro is excelling, and in some of these areas, we are doing better than surrounding companies in west Michigan. The areas where we are outshining other area businesses also receiving this recognition include:
- Employee Achievement and Recognition: the extent to which the organization recognizes and rewards performance by individuals, teams, and an organization.
- Communication and Shared Vision: the effective exchange of information from senior leaders to employees, and the platform given to employees to communicate opinions, ideas, issues and concerns.
- Diversity and Inclusion: the way the organization is open and inclusive to people of differing human qualities, promotes a tolerant work environment, and considers multiculturalism to be a competitive advantage.
- Work-Life Balance: the extent to which the organization and its management recognize the need for personal balance for employees by implementing programs to accommodate those needs.
- Community Initiatives: the organizations commitment to improving the local community while providing the encouragement and time for employees to participate in a meaningful way.
Community Initiatives and Diversity and Inclusion were our highest scoring areas in the survey.