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Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. Honored for the 4th Year in a Row With the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility
Oct 25, 2010 (04:10 PM EDT)


HOUSTON, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas) was named a winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility, distinguishing PKF Texas as one of the leading practitioners of workplace flexibility in Houston and across the nation.

"We are honored to be a recipient of the Sloan Award for the fourth year in a row," said Kenneth Guidry, CPA, President.  "Several years ago, we chose to adopt a 'people first' flexible workplace strategy to grow our business without overburdening our team or compromising client service. This strategy has proven to be beneficial as we make adjustments to our business in response to challenges posed by the economy."

Companies are evaluated in a rigorous two-step process.  First, employers' flexibility programs and practices are measured against national norms from Families and Work Institute's National Study of Employers.  Employees are then surveyed confidentially on their access to flexible work options, the supportiveness of the culture and on nationally tested measures of workplace effectiveness.

PKF Texas will be recognized at the Houston award luncheon on October 28, 2010.  Houston is one of 30 cities nationwide chosen to participate.

About The Alfred P. Sloan Awards

The Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility are part of the When Work Works project, an ongoing initiative of Families and Work Institute, the Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW), an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the Twiga Foundation to recognize businesses that are dedicated to making work "work" for the employer and the employees.

About Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C.

PKF Texas is a CPA firm focusing on solutions for every stage of your business. With leaders who are forward-thinking entrepreneurs and business advisors with Big 4 backgrounds, PKF Texas serves emerging and middle market companies across many industries.  Service areas include profit enhancement, internal audit, international/domestic tax, accounting, auditing, litigation services, business systems consulting and IT.  PKF Texas is a member of PKF International and The Leading Edge Alliance. To learn more about PKF Texas, visit their website at www.pkftexas.com.

SOURCE Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C.