Through modern production facilities and strict quality controls, we ensure the creation of superior products with high added value. Continuous research and development leads us to offer unique solutions with many innovative features that fully meet the needs of our customers.
With more than 30 years of experience and 2,200 employees, we are one of the most advanced architectural aluminum systems design and manufacturing companies worldwide. At the same time, all 12 of our factories in Europe have the most modern production lines.
The aim of the project was the successful identification, notification and monitoring of the company's work issues through structured meetings-interviews that were conducted throughout the organization, with a view in developing and maintaining a healthy working environment and a supportive corporate culture.
The job satisfaction survey, which is conducted every year and aims to identify the strong, but, above all, the points for improvement, regarding the management and development of its people, ran independently of the implementation of this project.
The presentations with the results of the interviews of each section were posted in a shared folder with access to all, for transparency reasons.
Company's employees in Greece.
As the production staff made up 75% of the total staff of the company, the interviews were conducted on a sample of 35% of each group. The selection of participants was made randomly by the compamy's employee relations consultant, so that the selection is not considered biased. In order for the sample of employees to be as representative as possible, the interviews always included all supervisors and employees with different lengths of service in the company, different gender (where possible) and different job function. In the other departments, 100% of the staff were interviewed. In a period of 11 months, 385 interviews were conducted, with an average duration of the interviews - which took place on a personal level, in a private space - one and a half hours. Only employees who had been employeed for at least 6 months in the company participated, as during this period they have the opportunity to have a more complete picture of the operation of the company. The questionnaire consisted of 16 open-ended questions, which differed in some questions depending on whether they were addressed to a supervisor or not, and a supplementary questionnaire that included 10 questions with a score from 1 to 5, which related to the stress levels of each employee. The topics covered by the questionnaire were:
After the completion of the interviews of each department, the results were presented to the top managemnt, to the respective director and head of the department. The presentation was about the general findings of each section on the questions of the questionnaire and the general average level of stress.
One month after the presentation of the results of each department, a meeting was held with each of the supervisors, in order to record a specific action plan based on the results. Each finding corresponded to a specific action, with the person in charge of it, the schedule and the final result.
Four months after the action plan was recorded, a new meeting was held with the head of each department, in order to gather the data and the actions that had been implemented until then. Finally, six months after the last meeting, there was another one as well, in order to be informed about the additional actions that took place and to close any outstanding issues. The presentation and results of each section were posted in a shared folder, with access to all, for transparency purposes.
At the company's premises in Kilkis, Efkarpia, Athens
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No participation from another organization.
The project was run by empolyee relations consultant. The purpose of this position is the successful identification, notification and monitoring of the company's work issues and the continuous support in resolving them.
The participation of the employees was done purely on a voluntary basis. There was no employee among the 385 that refused to participate in the program.