Calgary, Canada, April 13, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Chaordix, a provider of managed crowdsourcing communities, was announced today as a winner of the 5th Annual WorldBlu Most Democratic Workplaces Award 2011 - a groundbreaking global award that shines a spotlight on visionary organizations successfully practicing organizational democracy.
"Democracy is at the centre of what we do, we practice it and we power it," said Shelley Kuipers, Chief Executive Officer at Chaordix. "Crowdsourcing is based on the methodology that intelligent answers and solutions occur when you invite in and synthesize input from diverse, qualified and passionate stakeholders. It's our mission to foster democratic collaboration with our team, our clients, and the crowds that we manage for innovation, market research and brand loyalty. We are thrilled, once again, to be recognized for our efforts by WorldBlu, and to be recognized among our peers that we respect and admire."
Other winners included leading organizations such as Groupon, Zappos.com, HCL Technologies, 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, New Belgium Brewery, 3i Infotech, DaVita, Great Harvest Bread Company and WD-40. There were also for-profit and non-profit organizations from a diversity of industries, including: aerospace, technology, manufacturing, healthcare, telecommunications, retail, services and energy, ranging in size from five to over 80,000 employees and representing over $15 billion in combined annual revenue.
The WorldBlu survey evaluates an organization's practice of ten democratic principles including: transparency, integrity, dialogue and listening, accountability and choice on leadership, individualism, systems, and processes.
Chaordix™ is a leading provider of managed crowdsourcing communities. Through expert services and its crowdsourcing platform, Chaordix helps organizations apply crowdsourcing to a wide range of needs including product and service innovation and co-creation, predicting market reaction, enhancing brand relevance, or tapping the problem solving capability of crowds. Chaordix enables organizations such as P&G, PwC, IBM and Orange to engage a crowd via the web to submit discuss and often refine and rank submissions to discover the most-likely-to-succeed solutions. The crowd may be consumers, employees, partners or other select memberships. Find out more about Chaordix at www.chaordix.com
Richard Einarson, Vice President Client Services and Marketing