Developing Character
in the Workplace

What Happens In a Workplace Focused on Character?

Character-focused workplaces bring out the best in everyone. With a common goal and shared vision, employees are more effective. Workplaces of character see improvements in productivity, creativity, satisfaction and positive community perceptions.

IMPROVING PERFORMANCE THROUGH CHARACTER

A positive workplace culture increases employee engagement, resulting in better attendance, increased productivity, higher employee satisfaction and stronger company loyalty.

Among companies that report high employee engagement:

18%
Report Higher Productivity
37%
Report Higher Job Growth
65%
Report Higher Share Price
Source: Studies by the Queens School of Business and by the Gallup Organization

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Honoring Corporations Of Character

We certify character initiatives through an in-depth evaluation process. For-profit and nonprofit criteria are based on a framework developed with the academic community and leading corporations including McDonnell-Douglas, General Motors and McGraw-Hill.

For more information or to join our 2018 cohort, please contact us.

PROMISING PRACTICES

Promising Practices are unique and specific practices that can be used by others to address Character.org’s 11 Principles.

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THE 11 PRINCIPLES OF CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT IN WORKPLACES

This framework helps to create greater clarity of mission and a culture of productivity and engagement.

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STRATEGIES AND RESOURCES

Learn best practices and gain inspiration from those who have been in your shoes through our conferences and membership.

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CREATING CHARACTER IN THE WORKPLACE BLOG

Read through our collection of stories from communities of character for tips on how to get started.

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INFLUENTIAL IN DEVELOPING OUR FRAMEWORK

“Character is power.”
Booker T. Washington

Upcoming Events

2018 National Forum on Character Education

October 5-6, Washington, DC

The National Forum offers informative sessions, awesome tours and inspiring keynotes. It’s the perfect opportunity to network and share best practices around character in schools, sports, families and workplaces.

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