Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) was awarded the Institute for Corporate Productivity's (i4cp) 2017 High-Performance Award today at the i4cp 2017 Conference: Next Practices Now. The award is presented annually to an i4cp member company that has demonstrated outstanding achievement as a high-performance organization.
Kathleen Hogan, Chief People Officer of Microsoft, accepted the award following her presentation to over 300 senior HR, learning, and talent practitioners, in which she discussed the evolution of Microsoft’s culture and its preparation for the fourth industrial revolution.
Microsoft has seen its share price double over the last five years and has reemerged as a more agile, forward-looking company under the leadership of CEO Satya Nadella. Hogan has led the charge to develop a growth mindset at the tech giant and transform its corporate culture to optimize for a knowledge-based economy.
Microsoft has been a member of i4cp since 2010. The Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) is a membership research firm focused on discovering the people practices of high-performance organization.
Each year, i4cp recognizes companies that are exceptional in the field of human resources and related functions. Next year's conference will be held March 26 – 29, 2018 in Scottsdale, Arizona.