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The Ken Blanchard Companies Named One of San Diego’s Best Workplaces

The Ken Blanchard Companies' has been selected as a finalist in San Diego's Best Places To Work after participating in a county wide employee survey.

Aug. 2, 2012 - PRLog -- SAN DIEGO, Calif. (August 2, 2012)—The Ken Blanchard Companies® was recently named as one of the 2012 Best Places to Work in San Diego. The annual list of the Best Places to Work in San Diego is brought to you by the San Diego Business Journal, Best Companies Group and sponsors Kaiser Permanente, Moss Adams, Silvergate Bank, and Mr. Copy.

This county wide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in San Diego, benefiting the county's economy, workforce and businesses. The 2012 Best Places to Work in San Diego list is made up of 85 companies. The rankings of the Best Places to Work in San Diego will be unveiled at an awards ceremony and in a special publication in mid August.

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

•Be a publicly or privately held business
•Be a for-profit, not-for-profit business or government entity
•Have a facility in San Diego County
•Have a minimum of 15 full-time or part-time employees working in San Diego
•Must be in business a minimum of one year

"We know that being a Best Place to Work involves not just having an attractive culture, effective policies, and rewarding corporate programs," says Todd Willer, Learning and Performance Manager at The Ken Blanchard Companies. "It also requires having great employees who create that culture and live the Blanchard mission."

"We work hard to create a work environment that cultivates employee work passion and shared purpose," says Scott Blanchard, Principal and EVP of The Ken Blanchard Companies. "We practice what we teach our clients, so this recognition is especially gratifying."

Companies from across the county entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in San Diego. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final rankings. Best Companies Group evaluated the data collected from the participating companies and used its expertise to determine the final rankings.

For more information on the Best Places to Work in San Diego program, visit http://www.bestplacestoworksd.com/.

Blanchard Media Contact:
Wendy Wong, Senior Vice President of Marketing, +1 760 233 6710
Email: wendy.wong@kenblanchard.com

About The Ken Blanchard Companies:
With over three decades of helping leaders and organizations, more than 20 million books in print, programs offered in more than 12 languages and clients across six continents, The Ken Blanchard Companies® is recognized as one of the world’s leading training and development experts.

Our groundbreaking thinking and memorable learner experiences create lasting behavioral change that has measurable impact on the organizations with which we work—companies that wish to develop leadership capacity, improve workplace cultures, drive organizational change and strategic alignment, and become high performing organizations. Using a collaborative diagnostic process we help identify each organization’s unique needs and business issues, and then help to develop an appropriate leadership strategy to drive results and profits.

As the innovator of Situational Leadership® II—the most widely used leadership development system in the world—our behavioral models add a situational context to the training experience so individuals learn to be more productive in real-world scenarios and make the shift from learning to doing more quickly and effectively. Learning takes place through both instructor-led and virtual experiences offered by our worldwide network of consulting partners, trainers, and coaches. To learn more, visit http://www.kenblanchard.com.

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