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Consortium member imageOne penned op-ed for Forbes

November 3, 2017


In Forbes’ “Starting over: Why we decided to buy back our company and try again,” Rob Dube explained how he and partner Joel Pearlman sold imageOne and bought it back a year later, making the decision to be a small giant or great small company, instead of part of a large entity where they could […]

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Positive Business Project finalist imageOne and 4 other Consortium members honored by Crain’s Detroit

October 16, 2017


Congratulations to Positive Business Project finalist imageOne and four other Consortium members–Bluewater, EDSI, Marketing Associates, and Phire–for being named to Crain’s Detroit ‘100 Cool Places to Work in Michigan.’ These five organizations were selected for this honor based on cool positive practices that make employees feel appreciated and “attract and retain talent.” According to Crain’s, Michigan […]

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2017 Positive Business Project honors for 4imprint, DISHER, imageOne, Menlo Innovations, and Swisse Wellness

June 2, 2017


Five organizations were named Examples of Excellence of the 2017 Positive Business Project presented by the Center for Positive Organizations at the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business. The Positive Business Project is an annual contest celebrating organizations that excel in their positive business practices. Organizations were invited to share success stories […]

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The Positive Business Project

February 17, 2017


Last year at this same time I posted a blog about a contest that The Center for Positive Organizations ran called the Positive Business Project. It was a great success last year, and we are hoping to have another great response this year from all of you. The Center for Positive Organizations is seeking to […]

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Jessica Amortegui wrote for Women@Forbes about empathy in the workplace

February 2, 2017


Jessica Amortegui, from Positive Organizations Consortium member company Logitech, wrote about the role or empathy for Forbes’ Women@Forbes initiative, “Are You Using Apple’s Secret Skill At Work?” This article cited multiple research studies on the role of empathy in the workplace. Amortegui explained how caring about and understanding others created benefits for both employees and organizations. The […]

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Jason Wilburn interviewed on “Making Positive Psychology Work” podcast

October 24, 2016


On her podcast “Making Positive Psychology Work,” Michelle McQuaid interviewed Jason Wilburn, a member of the Positive Organizations Consortium from Conco Services Corporation. During the interview, they discussed Wilburn’s initiative to make 2016 the year of high-quality connections. The goal of the initiative is to use the research on high-quality connections pioneered by Jane Dutton to challenge employees to heighten their attentiveness […]

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Jessica Amortegui pens Forbes blog about productivity

August 8, 2016


Jessica Amortegui, the senior director of learning and development at Logitech, and member of the Positive Organizations Consortium, wrote the Forbes blog, “The Surprising Reason You Should Stop Trying To Be So Productive.” The article synthesizes research on management and workplace behavior. Capturing and building on research by Stanford researcher Susan Dweck, Amortegui writes, “Talent is […]

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Jessica Amortegui interviewed by Michelle McQuaid on job crafting

July 21, 2016


Jessica Amortegui, Senior Director of Learning and Development at Logitech, was interviewed by Michelle McQuaid, best-selling author and wellbeing expert in a podcast series entitled, “Making Positive Psychology Work.” Listen to the interview below (available on iTunes) to hear how Logitech is integrating positive practices like job crafting into their work culture. Logitech was the […]

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Logitech named winner of 2016 Positive Business Project, an annual competition presented by Michigan Ross’ Center for Positive Organizations

May 24, 2016


Digital device company Logitech was named the grand prize winner of the 2016 Positive Business Project competition, presented by the Center for Positive Organizations at the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business. The Positive Business Project is an annual contest celebrating organizations that excel in their positive business practices. Organizations were invited […]

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