PIKE Memorial Headquarters Finalist for Memphis Best Places to Work
Posted on Nov 1, 2016
MEMPHIS, TN – The Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity was a finalist for the Memphis Business Journal “Best Places to Work” award. Finalists were determined by anonymous survey of employees and assessment of their answers and comments. The program measured a wide range of factors that impact employee engagement and satisfaction.
Best Places to Work foster an environment where employees willingly go above and beyond in their work, advocate for the organization and intend to stay into the future. Pi Kappa Alpha scored a 96.4, compared to the average finalist score of 93. The top three finalist’s scores averaged 97. Survey results showed that 100 percent of the PIKE staff were engaged in their work. Additionally, results showed PIKE employees are highly favorable of and advocate for the organization, intend to stay and produce high discretionary effort. The top word that best describes the PIKE work environment is “family”.
Education Officer Daniel L. Ryan (Missouri S&T, Alpha Kappa ‘06) originally submitted Pi Kappa Alpha for consideration in the Best Places to Work, 19 to 49 employee category.
Pi Kappa Alpha CEO Justin A. Buck (Southeast Missouri State, Epsilon Iota ’96) said: “It was very humbling to have one of our own submit this application on behalf of the Fraternity staff. I know everyone around here works very hard and has helped create a culture that pushes people to perform while having some fun in the process. Personally, it has been a real honor to call this place home for almost 15 years and work alongside so many exceptional people and for a cause and organization we care so deeply about.”
The Memphis Business Journal partners with national research firm Quantum Workplace to determine Memphis’ Best Places to Work and recognizes companies for the things that make their workplace stand out from the rest. All nominated companies participated in an anonymous employee engagement survey coordinated and conducted by Quantum Workplace. The survey included numerous closed- and open-ended questions. The average scores of employee questionnaires determined the Best Places to Work rankings.