Dialog Named One of the Most Democratic
Workplaces in the World
Austin-based Marketing Consulting Firm One of 44 Companies Worldwide to be Named to the List as
Part of the Fourth Annual Democracy in the Workplace Day
April 15, 2010 12:41 PM Eastern Daylight Time
AUSTIN, Texas--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Dialog (www.DialogGrp.com), a national marketing consulting
firm that specializes in supporting clients with unbiased marketing strategies, announced today that is has been named
one of the "Most Democratic Workplaces" in the world.
The global awards, sponsored by WorldBlu (www.Worldblu.org), a company specializing in democracy in the
workplace, honors unique and innovative for-profit and non-profit organizations, as part of “Democracy in the
Workplace Day,” which is an annual event celebrated on April 13.
The WorldBlu Awards showcase select organizations that share their best practices and powerful insights about
leadership and democracy at work. All of the organizations on the WorldBlu List make use of a variety of unique
practices that are distinctly democratic and contribute to profitability, high performance and engagement.
“Democratic organizations operate on the principles of freedom rather than fear and control,” said Traci Fenton,
WorldBlu Founder and CEO. “They understand that the future of business is less about pomp and more about
participation, less about titles and more about meaning, and less about fiefdoms and more about being flat in order to
be competitive in this new, democratic age.”
WorldBlu organizers selected Dialog in large part because of the company’s ability to use democracy in the
workplace to weather an obviously economically challenging time. In February of 2009, the SEC seized Stanford
Bank when it was revealed that there was $19 billion missing from the bank. All of Dialog’s savings – which was
enough to cover two years of operations with no customer revenue – vanished over night. They had no money for
payroll, overhead or to pay suppliers. What sh