What exactly makes a workplace great? What are the specific characteristics common to those very special businesses that are universally recognized as the indisputable signs of a superior operation? The answer: A workplace that successfully attains the following characteristics can proudly and accurately call itself great.
1. A clear mission and purpose for being. The very best workplaces have a straightforward, concise mission statement that is readily understandable and enthusiastically embraced by each and every employee. Such great workplaces have carefully identified those factors critical to their long-term success, as well as their specific vision for the future. Great facilities develop detailed action plans and accompanying areas of responsibility to ensure that their vision for the future is concrete, actionable, measurable and achievable.
2. Forward-thinking, creative senior management and a caring, well-trained staff. At great skin care facilities, everyone from the president to yesterday’s hire are fully committed to doing whatever it takes to ensure the company’s ongoing success. Individuality is valued and cherished, but teamwork remains first and foremost.