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2017 Great Colleges Announced!

Now in its tenth year, the Great Colleges to Work For® program continues to provide vital data about employee engagement at colleges and universities across the United States. The partnership between The Chronicle of Higher Education and ModernThink LLC has been bringing higher educational leaders valuable insights into fundamental workplace qualities since 2008. This year, Read More »

A Great Place to Work Begins with Great Leadership

This past December, ModernThink partnered with The Chronicle of Higher Education to create a free report on workplace quality based on the past 9 years of data from the Great Colleges to Work For® program. This report was circulated to college and university presidents nationwide. It explored how college and university leaders play a valuable role in Read More »

Indicators of a Culture of Innovation

By Helene Wiswall Perdue, OD Consultant, ModernThink As a function of our work in higher education, we see many strategic plans.  Most of these plans contain some sort of organizational commitment, initiative, or objective related to creating and supporting a culture of innovation.  At some institutions, this commitment manifests itself in the formation of an Read More »

The Pursuit of Happiness (in the Workplace)

“The purpose of life is not to be happy—but to matter, to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you lived at all.”  ― Leo Rosten, teacher, academic, writer, humorist It has been scientifically proven that happy workers make the best workers. Recognizing the grand impact of higher productivity, many workplaces have Read More »