MEGA SESSION: The Culture Works: How the World's Best Cultures Exponentially Engage Their People

SHRM 2012 Annual Conference
This session will provide you with a roadmap to help you influence workplace culture.
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As of early 2011, 52% of workers were disengaged. And yet even in the midst of this financial crisis some organizations were able to maintain a powerful culture and derive financial success from employee dedication. Chester Elton unveils research, based on one of the largest workplace studies ever conducted, from his breakthrough new book on workplace culture, featuring case studies from organizations such as American Express, CIGNA, and Pepsi.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 - 10:00am to 11:15am

Chester Elton


Called the “Apostle of appreciation” by the Globe and Mail, Canada’s largest newspaper, and “creative and refreshing‚” by the New York Times, Chester Elton is co-author of several successful leadership books.  Carrot Principle and  Orange Revolution by Simon & Schuster have been New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestsellers, and his new book All In was released in April 2012. His work has been called a “must read for modern managers,” by Larry King of CNN. Elton’s books have been translated into more than 20 languages and have sold over a million copies worldwide. As a motivation expert, Chester has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Fast Company magazine and the New York Times, and has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, CNN, ABC, MSNBC, National Public Radio and CBS’s 60 Minutes. Chester has spoken to delighted audiences from Seattle to Singapore, Denver to Dubai, and from Toronto to Istanbul. He serves as a leadership consultant to firms such as American Express, Avis Budget Group and Cigna.

Follow Chester on Twitter @chesterelton.

Murphy Ballrooms 1-2
Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
Business Credit
Session Type: 
Mega Session
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