Mahindra AFS ranks 25th in Great Place to Work Asia 2017
The Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Mahindra AFS as the 25th best large workplace in Asia for 2017. Great Place to Work®(GPTW) Institute is the global authority on high-performance, high-trust workplace cultures. The study extended over 1,431 organisations across Asia. 2017 lines up with 2016 marking Mahindra’s place on the list in the second consecutive year.
The ranking is primarily driven by GPTW surveys conducted across organisations. They evaluate workplace excellence and people management practices based on its proprietary assessment tools. These tools measure the culture of trust through five dimensions: Credibility, Respect, Fairness, Pride, and Camaraderie. Mahindra AFS experienced increase in scores across all the five dimensions, with Pride and Credibility being consistent strengths.
Dr Pawan Goenka, Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “I am delighted to know that we are ranked 25th in Asia in the benchmarking study for Great Place to Work. I dedicate this recognition to our employees as a collective achievement. Our aspiration to grow globally requires us to keep an eye on trends in the future of workplaces and participation in such studies helps us improve and innovate continuously on our People Practices. I do believe that it’s the people who are our most valued asset and it’s only through them that we will realise our vision.”
A high-trust workplace is the defining characteristic of the GPTW study. The leading force that attracts and retains talent, nurtures and improves performance, fosters innovation and creates a sustainable business. GPTW study benchmarks the expertise required to create, sustain, and recognise exceptional workplace cultures.
Rajeshwar Tripathi, Chief People Officer, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., said, “Trust, Empowerment and Care for our people are at the core of our people policies at Mahindra. This helps us drive strong employee engagement and fosters a culture of outperformance. We are happy to be recognised amongst Asia’s Top 25 Best Workplaces, the second time in a row. Going forward, we are conscious of the increasing challenges of attracting and retaining the right talent and are proactively working towards the same. Talent mobility both ways is fast defying the boundaries of the specific industry we operate in. In this context, benchmarking studies like Great Place to Work study provide us with an excellent lens to get an outside perspective on where we stand on our people practices, which, in turn, help us stay relevant and a step ahead of others.”
A company becomes a great place to work when its employees believe in the purpose of the organization and work towards achieving it.
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