Employee opinion is sought on all matters of employee concern through the suggestion scheme, surveys and one-to-one discussions
#1. NTPC Limited
In business for 35 years with the employee strength of 24,000+, NTPC has been the power behind India’s sustainable power development. It has created physical and online channels to listen to its employees, and devised avenues such as NTPC Open Competition for Executive Talent, Professional and Quality Circles to promote excellence. Employees feel a sense of pride in working for an organization that brings a whole lot of positive change to the lives of so many countrymen and is a co-partner in nation building. Employee opinion is sought on all matters of employee concern through the suggestion scheme, surveys and one-to-one discussions.
#2. Taj Hotels and Palaces
Taj Hotels is a place that puts people first, manages from the heart and cares for the community. Employees take pride in being associated with the Taj and the Tata brand. An employer of 13,500+ people, Taj Hotels acknowledges superlative service by employees with a special Thanks and Recognition system called STARS. Reward points earned for each extraordinary act of service to a guest or colleague or a suggestion for improvement lead to a rise in levels of the scheme and each level is rewarded by a STARS badge worn on the lapel of the uniform that distinguishes the STAR from other associates.
The organization believes in holistic development of individuals and provides various opportunities of learning. It has an institutionalized talent management program called Emerging Leaders (El Taj) which comprises of a series of diagnostic studies to assess the leadership competencies, provide individual development and further provide developmental inputs.
#3. Intelenet Global Services
A BPO with an impressive headcount of 25,000+, Intelenet Global Services provides a workplace that is equipped, comfortable and invigorating for its employees. Emphasis is always on fun at work, encouraging participation and bonding. The company believes in maintaining fairness in the appraisal, bonus, and other recognition. Employees are appreciative of company policies of equality, timely recognition, caring work culture and promotion in levels. Programs like Employee Appreciation Program help in maintaining work-life balance.
#4. Bharti Airtel Ltd.
Country’s largest telecom service has the employee strength of 17,000+ and is admired by its employees for providing a culture of entrepreneurship, growth, learning and recognition. Channels of communication have been created for them through focus group discussions, skip level meetings, open door policy and the unique idea of reverse mentoring. Leader Acceleration Programs at varying levels look at building the critical skills of Leadership, Conflict Resolution, Effective Collaboration, Problem Solving, Decision Making, and Effective Execution through a mix of workshops and action learning activities. An employee states that, “Airtel gives good opportunities to grow without having to move out. I’ve spent seven years in three totally different and more challenging roles so never had to look out. Airtel is an organization of performers.”
#5. Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd.
In operation for 28+ years, VSP has the employee strength of 17,000+. It is considered a great workplace by its employees, ensuring a healthy and a happy work environment for them. Its focused Employee Committees facilitate communication; Srujan Vikas is the Employee Instantaneous Recognition Scheme, and the company’s Cultural Associations arrange regular activities for its large employee community. An employee summarizes his experience in these words, “VSP is one of the integrated steel plants with complete greenery and a good weather. There is mutual understanding between employees and management is also good.”