Louisville, KY (9/1/2010) – Sixteen area employers were selected in 2010 to receive the prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility. The award recognizes exemplary employers that are using flexibility as a talent management tool to enhance workplace effectiveness and contribute to employee success. For the third year in a row, Greater Louisville was selected as one of 30 communities nationwide to participate in When Work Works, an ongoing initiative to highlight the importance of workplace flexibility. Thirty-five organizations of all types and sizes across the Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana region applied for the Sloan Awards. Applicants were benchmarked against other national employers regarding their implementation of effective workplace flexibility practices.