Article: #49 LG Electronics: People's Company

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#49 LG Electronics: People's Company

LG Electronics India Pvt. Ltd. holds tight to the philosophy of ‘Great Company, Great People’, which underlies that only great people can create a great company. The company’s reputation precedes its performance be it in its space of business or when it comes to customer orientation and service. LG ranks #49 in the Great Place to Work® Institute’s Study.
 

It is essential for employers to recognize employees for their good work and encourage behaviors that build the business

 

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LG Electronics India Pvt. Ltd. holds tight to the philosophy of ‘Great Company, Great People’, which underlies that only great people can create a great company. The company’s reputation precedes its performance be it in its space of business or when it comes to customer orientation and service. LG ranks #49 in the Great Place to Work® Institute’s Study.
A sense of empowerment is instilled in each of LG’s employees. There are numerous factors which aid the organization in doing so such as ‘Recognition at work’. As per surveys conducted by LG, money is not the primary motivator for most employees. It is essential for employers to recognize employees for their good work and encourage behaviors that build the business. The company also focuses on fostering Leadership within the organization as it feels it is important to engage the employees in the decision-making process and give them the authority to act intelligently in the best interest of the company. All this is essential to cultivate the leadership qualities in the employees which make them confident, knowledgeable and provide the opportunity to have a command over the subject. People Matters spoke to Dr. Y. V. Verma, COO, and Umesh Dhal, HR Head.

Why should a prospective candidate choose your company over other consumer electronics firms?
Y. V. Verma: LG is a People’s Company. It not only motivates its employees but also gives them the freedom to think and create ideas to perform beyond the ordinary. It offers attractive remuneration, trainings, and opportunities thus encouraging its employees to achieve better results. Most importantly, we empower employees to take decisions at every level.

What makes LG Electronics a great workplace?
Y. V. Verma: LG always strives to provide the best to its employees in terms of work culture, remuneration, and opportunities. It tries to develop and maintain a culture of teamwork within the whole organization. LG always encourages co-operation and integration of efforts in order to achieve better results and higher job satisfaction among employees. Moreover, it motivates employees to work together to promote creation of ideas, improve performance through sharing while reducing unnecessary duplication of efforts.

Personally for you, what makes LG a great workplace?
Umesh Dhal: The passion with which employees work is outstanding. The company empowers people to take their own decisions and because of this, there is also a strong sense of responsibility amongst employees. I am extremely proud to be a part of LG, it truly makes ‘life’s good’ for people that includes external customers as well as internal customers.
 

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Culture, #BestPractices

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