SAP Labs India Named Among the Top 20 IT Employers in India

Ranked #4 in Dataquest-CMR Best Employers Survey 2011

BANGALORESAP Labs India, the second largest R&D center for SAP, the world’s leading provider of business software solutions has been placed fourth in the Dataquest – CMR Best Employers Survey 2011. SAP Labs has achieved high ratings in company image; organizational culture; gender inclusivity; infrastructure; employee satisfaction; dream company to work for; and its contribution to sustainability.

About 3,337 employees from across 38 top international and Indian MNCs participated in this year’s survey and were questioned on parameters such as company image, work culture, job content, appraisal system, salary, training and gender inclusivity. The results from the HR survey and Employee Satisfaction survey were combined to arrive at a composite score.

“What is remarkable is the impressive debut of SAP Labs, making it to the top five. While it scores well across most parameters, its social sensitiveness and best practices in gender inclusivity are what employees find especially remarkable to appreciate.” said Shyamanuja Das, Editor, Dataquest.

“We are proud of this accolade as it is based on our employee feedback. Being recognized as one of India’s best employers in the Information Technology space strongly validates our commitment to providing an enriching work environment and the success of SAP Labs best-in-class, meaningful and game changing employee driven people policies,” said Bhuvaneshwar Naik, vice president, human resources, SAP India.

The SAP Labs campus has been designed such that it not only promotes a sustainable environment but also provides for the personal needs of its employees. Besides its people centric policies and processes, SAP Labs has a host of initiatives to promote a culture of innovation. These include book reading sessions with eminent authors and leadership talks by industry stalwarts and social entrepreneurs among others.

About SAP
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 172,000 customers (includes customers from the acquisition of Sybase) to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. For more information, visit www.sap.com.

About CMR-Dataquest Best Employer Methodology:
The survey was carried out in 2 phases. In the first phase, HR questionnaires were sent to around 200 IT companies. The questionnaire sought information on areas such as employee strength, salary structure, training days, tenure of top management, etc. Of the 200 companies, 49 companies participated in the first phase. Out of these, 38 companies were then shortlisted for the second round.

For more details about the survey, please visit: www.dqindia.com or use this link

Media Contacts:
Subramanyam Rathnam, SAP Labs India, rathnam.subramanyam@sap.com

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