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Best companies to work for in India, Asia

March 18, 2016 17:22 IST

The best large workplaces list had as many as 10 Indian companies.

Image: Google is among the best workplaces in Asia. Photograph, courtesy: Google

India offices of MNCs like DHL, Google and Marriott ranked among the top workplaces in Asia, while as many as 10 Indian companies including Lupin, M&M and InterGlobe Enterprises made it to the list under the '25 Best Large Places to Work' category.

According to the 2nd annual list of the Best Workplaces in Asia-Pacific, DHL took the top slot among multinationals, while Salesforce led the Small & Medium list and Atlassian, the Large Companies segment.

Image: Godrej Consumer Products is among the best workplaces. Photograph, courtesy: Godrej Consumer Products

The best multinational workplaces in Asia include - DHL, Omnicom, Google, EMC, Marriott, NetApp, Hyatt, MARS, American Express and SAP.

Interestingly, the Indian offices of 8 out of these 10 MNCs made it to the list.

The best large workplaces list had as many as 10 Indian companies including Godrej Consumer Products, Lupin and InterGlobe Enterprises.

Image: InterGlobe Enterprises in the list of best workplaces. Photograph, courtesy: InterGlobe

Other Indian companies on this list were RMSI Private Ltd, Forbes Marshall, Lifestyle International, Bajaj Finance, Silver Spark Apparel, Ujjivan Financial Services and Mahindra & Mahindra Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors.

Moreover, the India office of Intuit was also featured in the list.

"It is a validation of our belief that our people come first and it is heartening to know that our employees in have rated us highly on credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie," Vijay Anand, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Intuit India Development Centre (IDC) said.

Image: India office of Intuit was also featured in the list.. Photograph, courtesy: Intuit

According to the Great Place to Work Institute, employees connect the treatment they experience in their workplaces with their plans to stay.

Kabir Lumba, managing director, Lifestyle International said, “Getting recognized as the best place to work is truly a milestone achieved by our commitment to create a growth oriented culture for our employees. We consistently endeavor to create an enjoyable workplace for our employees to feel motivated, valued and passionate.”

Moreover, trust in leaders, pride in one's job and camaraderie with co-workers are universal foundational elements to create a great workplace.

Image: ‘Employees to feel motivated, valued and passionate at Lifestyle’. Photograph, courtesy: Lifestyle

"For employees at Asia's Best fairness-related workplace features, such as an impartial appeals process, equal treatment regardless of job level, and fair promotions, are closely associated with people's willingness to give extra to get the job done," Great Place to Work Institute CEO Prasenjit Bhattacharya said.

More than 900 companies across 9 Asian countries and over 200,000 employees participated and were evaluated against the Trust Index assessment and the Culture Audit Management Questionnaire.

The list was finalised using this combination of confidential and random employee responses and data on various aspects of work culture and people practices. 

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