Woodward Printing Services Honored for Excellence in Open-Book Management Practice

24 Sep, 2013

September 5, 2013 (St. Louis, MO) – Platteville, WI-based Woodward Printing Services has been selected by The Great Game of Business as a recipient of the 2013 All-Star Awards for excellence in practicing open-book management. The All-Star Awards are sponsored by The Great Game of Business to recognize the companies who have demonstrated outstanding results in their business practices and company culture through their commitment to The Great Game of Business. The Awards are presented each year at The Annual Gathering of Games conference in St. Louis, MO.

 

Woodward Printing Services applied to be recognized as an All-Star to celebrate its accomplishments, including increased financial literacy of all WPS employee owners, identifying job profitability through mini games, and the ability to better project monthly revenue and expenses.

 

“We are very pleased to have been selected as a 2013 All-Star,” said Steve Fisher, General Manager of Woodward Printing Services. “I am extremely proud of the efforts of our employee owners, and their active participation in open book management at every level.”

 

All-Star Award winners are chosen based on: results from a company-wide employee survey to measure how well the organization is living the principles and practices of open-book management; a review of specific business results the organization has achieved; the organization’s ‘story behind the financial metrics that detail the improvement to the business results and the employees who are driving those results. For more information on the All-Star Awards including current and past winners, visit: http://openbookconference.com/all-star-awards/.

 

Woodward Printing Services is a division of Woodward Communications, Inc. The commercial printing division, which opened in 1994, specializes in high-quality web and sheet-fed printing, bindery, mail list maintenance, mailing and delivery.

 

The Great Game of Business, Inc. provides affordable training and coaching services on the best practices of High-Involvement workplaces and open-book management. They offer publications, products, tools, and sponsor an annual conference and recognition program to identify and celebrate exceptional Open-Book organizations. The Great Game’s chief visionary, Jack Stack, has coauthored two best-selling books with Bo Burlingham; The Great Game of Business 20th Anniversary Edition (Currency/Doubleday, 2013) and A Stake in the Outcome (Doubleday, 2002).