GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Steelcase Inc. was honored by the American Society for Training and Development's BEST awards competition.

The ASTD's BEST award recognizes Steelcase's "Think" employee training program that led to the development of the node chair, a mobile, multi-configurable classroom seat. Steelcase was among 10 organizations to receive the BEST award.

Steelcase Lauded for Employee Training Program"Think" is a new Steelcase University curriculum that Steelcase learning professionals developed after extensive research and evaluation of "new design-thinking methodologies."

"This acknowledgment of our learning and development practice validates the guidance and investment from our CEO Jim Hackett," said Faye Richardson-Green, director of the Global L&D Center of Expertise and Global Talent Management Group for Steelcase Inc. "Whether it is employee education through our Steelcase University or training on the job, innovation is at the heart of Steelcase's business."


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