WorkplaceDynamics chooses special award recipients based on standout scores for employee responses to specific survey statements. Employees rate these statements on a seven-point Likert scale from strongly disagree to strongly agree.
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This year’s winners:
Based on the statement “I have confidence in the leader of this company.”
■ Large employer: Thomas Hosler, Perrysburg Exempted Village School District
■ Midsize employer: Josh Adams, Ohioans Home Healthcare
■ Small employer: Rick Knutsen, Raseri Inc.
Based on the statement “I believe this company is going in the right direction.”
Winner: Taylor Automotive Family
Based on the statements “My manager helps me learn and grow,” “My manager makes it easier to do my job well,” and “My manager cares about my concerns.”
Winner: Fifth Third Bank
Based on the statement “New ideas are encouraged at this company.”
Winner: North Star Bluescope Steel LLC
Based on the statement “At this company, we do things efficiently and well.”
Winner: US Xpress Logistics
Based on the statement My job makes me feel like I am part of something meaningful.”
Winner: Otsego Local Schools
Based on the statement “This company operates by strong values and ethics.”
Winner: Plante & Moran PLLC
Based on the statement “Senior Management Senior managers understand what is really happening at this company.”
Winner: Ed Schmidt Automobile Group
Based on the statement “I feel well-informed about important decisions at this company.”
Winner: Master Chemical Corp.
Based on the statement “I feel genuinely appreciated at this company.”
Winner: Central City Ministry of Toledo
Based on the statement “I have the flexibility I need to balance my work and personal life.”
Winner: MassMutual Ohio
Based on the statement “I get the formal training I want for my career.”
Winner: Ballas Buick GMC
Based on the statement “My benefits package is good compared to others in this industry.”
Winner: William Vaughan Co.
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