What are EPIC-Organizations?

EPIC-Organizations are places where people want to shop, work, and invest.  They make products or provide services that meet the needs of humanity.  They are trusted partners with their suppliers and good citizens in their communities.  They produce in ways that cause the least amount of waste and harm to the environment. EPIC stands for the four Frost/Scanlon Principles of Equity, Participation, Identity and Competence. This site contains free articles, podcasts, Scanlon Plans and videos on the EPIC Processes and links where you can find books for sale.  It is  the home of a Consultancy where you can get  more help. 

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Scanlon Plan Success Stories


Learn how Scanlon Organizations have created EPIC Cultures in Manufacturing, Health Care, Financial Services, Retail, Telecommunications, etc.

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Introducing Epic-Organizations.com


EPIC-Organizatons.com is a web site and consultancy dedicated to helping servant leaders create high performance organizations using the Frost/Scanlon EPIC Principles and Processes.  This site contains over sixty years of research and articles gathered by Scanlon Organizatons at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and later at Michigan State University (MSU).  It contains the ideas of great Scanlon leaders like Carl Frost and Bill Greenwood as well as the countless ideas of Scanlon Organizations.  There are  links to books and videos and podcasts to make Exploring Scanlon easy.


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Organizational Culture Surveys


EPIC-Organizations will help you assess your organization's cultural strengths and weaknesses using state of the art Culture, Satisfaction and Engagement Surveys.  We help develop leadership and teams using a variety of diagnostic tools. 


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Gainsharing/Goalsharing/Profit Sharing



Our methods are featured in every major compensation book!  We help you design Gainsharing/Goalsharing/ProfitSharing Systems that truly tie pay to performance!  We help your organization with gainmaking as well as gainsharing.  Lean/Six Sigma practices were pioneered in Frost/Scanlon Organizations.  Learn how to turbo charge your lean program and create a high performance culture.

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Scanlon Servant Leadership

Scanlon Leaders are servant leaders.  If you are a servant leader looking for organizational theory and practice that can help you lead organizational change and create cultures of excellence consider the proven template of the Frost/Scanlon EPIC Principles and Processes.


Why Scanlon Matters by Larry Spears, Warren Bennis and Max DePree

Scanlon-the man and the Plan

scanlonplateLearn about Joseph N. Scanlon, the father of employee involvement, gainsharing, and labor-management cooperation.


EPIC Resources

Native RTL SupportLet us help you put the pieces together to create your own EPIC-Organization.  Here you will find research, articles, and books on Leadership, Scanlon Plans, and Gainsharing

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