Like a living room wall adorned with photos of a family’s history, photos that tell the story of the co-op’s beginnings are featured in various areas of many Basin Electric facilities.
These photos aren’t just wall décor, but a key visual that Lynn Beiswanger, Basin Electric learning and development director, refers to at the beginning of new employee orientation sessions.
During orientation, the new faces of Basin Electric learn about the co-op’s history and the cooperative business model, both of which set the stage for Basin Electric’s culture.
The introduction to Basin Electric’s history and the cooperative business model serves as the learning foundation for the co-op’s employees. And the learning and development opportunities continue from there.
Read more about how Basin Electric’s initiatives that foster its employees’ continual learning in the Sept/Oct issue of Basin Today: Setting the foundation for a co-op career of continual learning.