How to Show Gratitute in Your Organization

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Some great thoughts for Thanksgiving Day from Quint Studer, ideas that could apply to any organization, not just in healthcare.

Quint's Blog: The Grateful Workplace: Six Ways to Create a Culture of Gratitude in Your Organization

His post begins:

Here's a question just in time for Thanksgiving: Does your organization encourage a culture of gratitude? Not in an obligatory, “Gee, I really appreciate my coworkers and the feeling is mutual!” way? Chances are the answer is no. According to a recent Gallup poll, 65 percent of people say they don't feel appreciated at work. And, that feeling can lead to pervasive negativity, low morale, and (worst of all) decreased productivity.

It doesn't have to be this way.

Read Quint's blog for some practical tips for how to create an “attitude of gratitude” in your workplace. Imagine how morale, quality, and customer service would improve in this type of environment…

Happy Thanksgiving.

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Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized consultant, author, and professional speaker who has worked in healthcare, manufacturing, and startups. He is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. His most recent book is the anthology Practicing Lean that benefits the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation, where Mark is a board member. Mark is also a Senior Advisor to the technology company KaiNexus. His latest book has been released as an "in-progress" book, titled Measures of Success.

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