FRANKLIN, Tenn., April 18, 2017 – Work Institute, a leader in workforce intelligence, research and consulting, today announced a merger with Scarlett Leadership Institute, a Nashville-based leadership development and education organization. Moving forward under the Work Institute brand, the merger expands upon the company’s core services, providing clients a full-service partner for managing human capital, from workforce research to solving the identified issues to create better workplaces.
“Organizations are increasingly looking for partners that use an evidence-based approach to identify and solve problems in their workforce,” said Danny Nelms, president of Work Institute. “Adding Scarlett Leadership Institute’s expertise to our brand allows us to not only identify and recommend strategies for clients but to directly provide the solutions to help transform their companies into preferred employers.”
Mary Fink, CEO of Scarlett Leadership Institute, will serve as vice president for learning and development for the Work Institute. Fink will oversee leadership programs, including executive and management education programs, custom training and meeting facilitation.
“Work Institute has a strong client roster of today’s leading organizations and is great at identifying when they need specific solutions to influence change and improve employee outcomes,” said Fink. “Our ability to provide the solutions that produce positive change for companies is a natural fit for the brand.”
Scarlett Leadership Institute was founded in 2006 by Joe Scarlett, retired Chairman and CEO of Tractor Supply Company, to leverage the knowledge of today's best business leaders to counsel and teach the next generation with custom programs and courses aimed at mid- and senior-level executives. Prior to joining the Scarlett Leadership Institute in 2006, Fink served as director of Belmont University’s Center for Professional Development, and vice president of operations at Williamson Medical Center. For more information about Scarlett Leadership Institute, visit www.scarlettleadership.com.
About Work Institute: Work Institute is a leading authority in workforce intelligence, utilizing evidence-based research methods to capture the employee voice and deliver deep insights that uncover “the why” behind employee thoughts, feelings and behaviors to confidently build and implement successful workplace transformation strategies. Key products and solutions include: exit interviews, stay interviews, engagement studies, onboarding studies, recruitment studies, and custom consulting. Partnering with multiple Fortune 500 clients as well as organizations of all sizes, Work Institute helps companies that seek to purposefully improve retention and engagement. For more information about Work Institute, please visit www.workinstitute.com.
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