Podcast: Company Culture and the Soul & Spirit of Business

Podcast: Company Culture and the Soul & Spirit of Business

Ellen West, Associate Professor of Management at Portland State University, joins the Human Resources for Small Business podcast to discuss the importance of company culture in the workplace.

During the episode, Ellen explains the importance of establishing a culture which appreciates creativity and allows employees to “bring their whole selves to work.”

In this episode:

– Practicing and nurturing creativity in a professional work environment
– How creativity enhances culture and leads to innovative ideas
– How to encourage the personal growth and development of employees
– The importance of building community in the workplace
– Methods for active learning in the workplace

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Host: Brandon Laws, Xenium HR Follow Brandon Laws
Guest: Ellen West, Portland State University

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Running Time: 27:24

Music Introduction By:
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Brandon Laws

Brandon Laws is Director of Marketing at Xenium HR. He has a B.S. in Business Management & Entrepreneurship from Western Oregon University and regularly writes on various business, economic and leadership topics. He hosts Xenium’s “Human Resources for Small Business” podcast and participates in the “It’s About People” podcast. Brandon is a total bookworm, an avid podcast listener, and is borderline obsessed with watching Blazer games.

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