April 04, 2013
Nationwide is the Recipient of the 2013 Gallup Great Workplace Award
Nationwide is recognized for its highly engaged and productive workforce
Columbus, Ohio - Nationwide proudly announces that it has received the 2013 Gallup Great Workplace Award for the second consecutive year. The organizations winning the award stand apart for their ability to create an engaged workplace.
"This is fantastic news for Nationwide, but it is even better news for our members,” said Steve Rasmussen, CEO of Nationwide. “We know there is a proven connection between engaged associates and enthusiastic members. At Nationwide, employing a highly engaged and productive workforce is something we take very seriously because our responsibility to provide superior On Your Side® service to our customers is the most important thing we do every day.”
The Gallup Great Workplace Award is based on extremely rigorous workplace research and award applicants are evaluated by a select panel of workplace experts. Findings from Gallup’s comprehensive workplace analysis reveal that engagement is embedded in all levels at Nationwide resulting in great development and ongoing learning opportunities in the workplace. The analysis also describes the associates at Nationwide as a highly engaged and productive workforce.
“These award-winning organizations set a new standard for workplace excellence,” said Dr. James Harter, Chief Scientist. “They have proven track records for improving lives along with performance. The management tenets they practice have proven value in both thriving and struggling economies overall.”
About the Gallup Great Workplace Award
The Gallup Great Workplace Award recognizes the best performing workforces in the world. Applicants’ results are compared across a workplace research database composed of millions of work teams in more than 100 countries. A panel of workplace experts assesses the applicants’ results to select the winners.
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides customers a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto insurance, motorcycle, boat, homeowners, pet, life insurance, farm, commercial insurance, annuities, mortgages, mutual funds, pensions, long-term savings plans and specialty health services. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com.