JASPER, Ind., May 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the second consecutive year, Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ:KBAL) has been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Kimball International earned this credential based on ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys.
“Our company’s Guiding Principles are the foundation of our organization and have stood the test of time. As stated in those principles, Our People are the Company. We are proud, once again, to be recognized with this certification. The employee feedback we receive from this process helps us identify continuous improvement opportunities with our focus on being the employer of choice in each community in which we have operations,” said Bob Schneider, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Kimball International.
"We applaud Kimball International for seeking certification and releasing its employees' feedback," said Kim Peters, Vice President of Great Place to Work's Recognition Program. "These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own employees' trust and create a great workplace - critical metrics that anyone considering working for or doing business with Kimball International should take into account as an indicator of high performance."
“According to our study, 78 percent of Kimball International employees say it is a great workplace,” says Sarah Lewis-Kulin, Great Place to Work's Senior Editor.
Kimball International employees completed 1092 surveys, resulting in a 90 percent confidence level and a margin of error of ± 1.98.
About Kimball International
Kimball International, Inc. creates design driven, innovative furnishings sold through our family of brands: Kimball Office, National Office Furniture, and Kimball Hospitality. Our diverse portfolio offers solutions for the workplace, learning, healing, and hospitality environments. Dedicated to our Guiding Principles, our values and integrity are evidenced by public recognition as a highly trusted company and an employer of choice. “We Build Success” by establishing long-term relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, share owners and the communities in which we operate. To learn more about Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ:KBAL), visit www.kimball.com.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Over 10 million employees in 50 countries annually take the Trust Index© Employee Survey, its proprietary research tool. Great Place to Work® United States offers management consulting and leadership training to U.S.-based organizations ranging from multinational corporations to small start-ups. It also produces the annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and the Best Small & Medium Workplaces list.
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