When it comes to maximizing employee wellbeing and minimizing turnover consider this, “No trash, no chipped paint, and all the horses go up and down.” This adage from Walt Disney is at the heart of today’s Risky Benefits episode. Listen as Texas Tech Professors Dr. Theodore Waldron and Jim Wetherbe along with FBMC Benefits Consultant Kevin McCarthy discuss how employers can empower employees by providing a dynamic and values driven work environment. This ensures a rewarding experience for employees and a positive as well as productive step towards company-wide success.
For an in-depth look at C.A.R.E. and how to help your employees, check out this article by Dr. Theodore Waldron and Jim Wetherbe: “How To Care for Your Team During a Crisis”.
Interested in reading more by Dr. Theodore Waldron and Jim Wetherbe, take a look at “Ensure That Your Customer Relationships Outlast Coronavirus”.
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More About Our Guests:
Richard Schulze Distinguished Professor, Texas Tech University
Ph.D. in Management Information Systems, Organizational Behavior, and Computer Science with over 40 years experience in academia and industry. Experience includes professorial and administrative positions in higher education including the Universities of Minnesota, Memphis, Houston, and Texas Tech; and management positions with computing, energy, and consulting companies. Rated as one of the top 12 consultants and lecturers on MIS by Information Week, also ranked as one of the 20 most influential scholars in the field. Co-recipient of the first MIS Quarterly Distinguished Scholar Award, author or co-author of 40 books (including multiple editions) and widely published in top journals with over 15,000 citations. Brought in over $20 million in funded research during academic career. Served on the Board of several major corporations including Best Buy, CIBER, SitePro and Sandia Motorsports. Honored as Distinguished alumnus of Texas Tech and New Mexico State Universities and in the Hall of Fame of New Mexico State University.
Theodore L. Waldron
Associate Professor of Sustainable Strategy & Entrepreneurship in the Area of Management at Texas Tech University's Rawls College of Business
Employee Benefits Consultant at FBMC
Kevin McCarthy brings 21 years of experience in working with health and voluntary employee benefits in Texas schools. Kevin has been a professional songwriter, musician and actors in Austin since 1987.
After graduating from the University of Texas he started as a high school AP/IB Eco and Gov teacher at Anderson HS in Austin, Texas.
For the last 22 years he has helped Texas schools with their voluntary supplemental benefits. His experience as a teacher continues to inform his work as a consultant for his clients.