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Write “thank you” on every paycheck. This era tends to text thank-yous, but a handwritten note goes a long way. You can’t just preach it; it’s an active thing.

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We had this vision of working together to create a program that would focus on student-driven research projects on different food trends in the industry, which would help us change the culture in the...

We do a monthly “Lunch with the President.” Our president, Dr. Robert O. Davies, who started here last July, is very student-oriented.

In the process, the pulp becomes a sterile biomass suitable for compost or is tilled directly into the soil. It is picked up by our certified organic CSA.

The person who is wrapping up and labeling leftovers is required to tell the next-day staff at least one way the leftovers can be used.

We are rolling out an online ordering system for hospital employees, which could soon include a mobile app.

We put all the information they need to know—temperature times, code blue, etc.—on a cue card in their badge holders, so they always have it with them.

The goal is to provide key information such as weather, menu selections, employee updates, special events, issues and repairs.

Employees are assembled into teams and then asked to find things, such as the nearest fire extinguisher or a fellow employee who has a child in high school.

Employees who do something above and beyond are awarded a certificate and they get to choose any #10 can of food from our storeroom.

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