VAUDE wins the Soul@Work Award for the well-being of human resources
The success in applying the corporate culture of trust has allowed outdoor German company to receive the award, demonstrating its attention to ensuring the employees' psychological well-being in the workplace17 May 2017
On March 20, VAUDE was awarded the Soul @ Work Award
The success in applying the corporate culture of trust has allowed outdoor German company to receive the award, demonstrating its attention to ensuring the employees' psychological well-being in the workplace. At the awards ceremony, which took place in Kloster Eberbach, Germany, Father Ansel Grun presented the award to Miriam Schilling, the Personnel Manager VAUDE.
The Soul@Work Award is held annually on the initiative Stark wie Bambus (Strong like Bamboo), founded by the author Katharina Maehrlein, with the aim of raising awareness of managers, HR managers towards health, in terms of well-being in the workplace. Companies and individuals are awarded in 5 categories for their innovative approach to the development of health promotion, by a group of experts made up of representatives from politics, business, religion, sports, philosophy and other fields.
VAUDE has been selected by a group of experts in the Companies category of average size up to 5000 employees. The culture of trust VAUDE is based on a positive view of humanity and the idea that people are naturally motivated to contribute their qualities and achievements.
"This way of working creates a good atmosphere where you feel comfortable and develop freely. It also helps that our staff is particularly devoted and is happy to have a role of this benefits our entire company" said Miriam Schilling.
A sign of the high level of satisfaction of employees in VAUDE is its low turnover rate, far from the national average. To be established in the outdoor industry competitive dynamics, VAUDE has that its employees see able to act and develop an inclination to make decisions. To promote these skills, VAUDE offers a wide variety of courses and workshops for all employees. Through all levels of its hierarchy, VAUDE motivates employees to take responsibility, to reconsider existing structures and contribute their own ideas.
"Our culture of trust requires a constant dialogue, which often results in investing in relationships. But it's worth it. We are creating the basis for a partnership that is commendable and creative" said Miriam Schilling.
On the VAUDE official website is available the video of Social Responsibility