Great places to work in India: Manufacturing and Retail
The Great Place to Work Institute India has announced the top employers in Manufacturing and Retail.In January 2018, a list of the top manufacturing companies list was released, and recently, the institute released the top retail employers in India. According to the institute’s website, it “conducts research and recognizes the best workplaces in more than 50 countries on six continents. Based on results of surveys representing over 10 million employees around the globe, these best companies' competitions form the basis of the world’s largest and most respected set of studies of workplace excellence, management and the role of trust in workplace culture.” Organisations are required to register for an assessment after which they get comprehensive feedback and analysis of their work culture. The top-performing companies are then recognized and awarded.
This year, the most recognized names and brands have made it to the ‘Best Workplaces’ list compiled by the Great Place to Work Institute, India. Prasenjit Bhattacharya, CEO of Great Place to Work Institute, India, explains, "Studies in the past have shown a direct correlation between employee engagement, customer satisfaction, and sales per store. The best workplaces have been the first ones to identify this and bring people to the core of their business strategy. We look forward to more and more organizations adopting the right people strategies and leveraging a great workplace culture to achieve business expansion and success.”
So far, the institute has released the top employers in two sectors: Manufacturing and Retail.
Let us take a closer look at both these lists:
Great Places to Work (India) 2018: Manufacturing
The Great Places to Work Institute, India, conducted a workplace study last year that rendered 106 organizations in the manufacturing sector eligible for the ‘Best Workplace’ assessment. Of these, less than one in four made it to the final list. Here is the list of 25 companies listed alphabetically:
1. Adani Gas Ltd.
2. Apollo Tyres Limited
3. Chang Yun India Pvt. Ltd.
4. FieldFresh Foods Private Limited
5. Forbes Marshall Pvt. Ltd.
6. Ford India
7. Gabriel India Limited
8. GHCL Limited
9. Godrej Consumer Products Limited
10. Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
11. Indofil Industries Limited
12. JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd.
13. LM Wind Power Technologies (India) Pvt. Ltd.
14. Mahindra & Mahindra Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors
15. Mahindra Susten Private Limited
16. Marico Limited
17. NTPC Limited
18. Oerlikon Drive Systems India
19. Raychem RPG Pvt. Ltd.
20. S.C. Johnson Products Pvt. Ltd.
21. Shree Cements Ltd.
22. Spicer India Private Limited
23. Tasty Bite Eatables Limited
24. Tata Steel India Limited
25. Whirlpool India Ltd.
Great Places to Work (India) 2018: Retail
Retailers Association of India (RAI) collaborated with Great Place to Work Institute, India, to identify the top employers in retail. The list, currently in its sixth edition, which confers the title to ten retailers, has been published alphabetically without any ranking:
1. Barbeque National Hospitality Ltd.
2. Hardcastle Restaurants Pvt. Ltd.
3. Infinite Retail Limited
4. Lifestyle International Pvt. Ltd.
5. Marks & Spencer Reliance India Pvt. Ltd.
6. Metro Cash & Carry India Pvt. Ltd.
7. Puma Sports India Pvt. Ltd.
8. Shoppers Stop Ltd.
9. Tata Starbucks Private Limited
10. Walmart India Pvt. Ltd.
Kumar Rajagopalan, CEO of RAI, says "This report by ‘Great Place to Work’ is a humble way of recognizing practices that help to attract, retaining and developing talent in the industry. There is a lot one can learn about a strategic approach to people management from some of the best practices mentioned in the report. The report is a good eye-opener for every CEO, HR head, Operations head and other leaders in the retail industry to focus on creating conducive workplaces.”
India's Best Workplaces in Manufacturing 2018
Best Workplaces in India: Retail 2018