Calgary, Canada, May 19, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Chaordix chief executive officer, Shelley Kuipers is slated to speak at this year’s WorldBlu Live event, where industry leaders will meet to discuss the movement toward democracy and freedom in the workplace.
Chaordix was recently named to the 2011 WorldBlu Most Democratic Workplaces List and as Kuipers states: "democracy is at the centre of what we do, we practice it and we power it." Not only is Chaordix successfully implementing WorldBlu’s ten democratic principles within the workplace, but the company’s services, themselves, are a model for organizational democracy and freedom.
As a leader in managed crowdsourcing communities, Chaordix is making open innovation a reality for many client organizations. Through crowdsourcing, qualified crowds are being engaged to drive product and service innovation and co-creation, market prediction and problem solving. End-consumers are also becoming involved in product and service co-creation, ideation and various stages of product concept development. This open exchange is, in and of itself, a democratic process, allowing organizations to efficiently identify insight and identify answers that will help strengthen them. For end-consumers open innovation can also mean range of products and services that have received greater consumer input in their design and development.
Through the practice of WorldBlu’s ten democratic principles, including: transparency, integrity, dialogue and listening, accountability and choice on leadership, individualism, systems, and processes, organizations aim to attract and retain top talent and boost their bottom lines through engaged workforces.
Winners of this year’s award included leading organizations in the for-profit and non-profit sectors from a diverse range of industries representing over $15 billion in combined annual revenue, ranging in size from five to over 80,000 employees. Some of this year’s winners include: Guayaki Yerba Mate, DreamHost, MindValley, Namaste Solar, Hulu and 1-800-GOT-JUNK?.
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