KAMPALA – The Institute of Work Culture and Ethics(IWC) will be celebrating the work culture and Ethics Day on Thursday, July 25, at Kololo.
Inaugurated in 2017, the annual event will, this year, be held under the theme, ” Work Culture and Ethics – From Talk to Action”.
With a current membership of 19 organisation, the event is set to attract both the Public and private sector.
According to IWC research, factors that motivate workers are not necessarily salary increment but the work environment, and the relationship with their supervisors leading to improved productivity at the workplaces.
Mr. Sam Bwaya, Executive Director, Institute of Work Culture and Ethics.
“It is going to be different from the usual this time around under the theme, “Work Culture and Ethics – From Talk to Action”. So far six sectors have been identified to share their experiences in areas of manufacturing, consultancy, utilities, banking, energy, not-for-profit, and we shall launch a book indicating status-quo and the future.”
“It will be a great opportunity for organisations to reward their employees publically in contrast to the usual norm. We intend to incorporate a component of corporate social responsibility to understand how various agencies impact the community in which the work in.”
There are various bodies such as Tullow Oil, Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL), Stanbic Bank, among others, have that have embraced it.