WALLDORF – SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) announced that SAP Labs India ranked seventh in the Great Place To Work Institute’s India’s Best Companies to Work for Study 2016 carried out in conjunction with The Economic Times.
In the special categories, the company was also ranked 2nd in the Information Technology Industry in India.
Over 791 organizations spanning more than 16 industries applied to be assessed for the study. Over 155,119 employees were surveyed, making this the largest and most comprehensive survey of workplace culture in corporate India.
The Great Place To Work Institute’s annual Best Workplaces List – India’s Best Companies to Work for, is part of the world’s largest and most respected study of workplace excellence and people management practices. It is considered one of the most definitive employer-of-choice and workplace quality recognition that an organization can receive.
Dilipkumar Khandelwal, Managing Director, SAP Labs India said “We take great pride in our human resource policies, and the culture of entrepreneurship and innovation we have enabled. Building a sustainable and diversified workforce is essential for driving innovation and growth in an organization and this award tells us we are on the right track.”
“The award is a great motivator. We are pleased to be recognized among the top Employers in India,” said Vlasta Dusil, Head of Human Resources, SAP, India. “It is a testimony not only to our adoption of excellent people policies and practices, but also a reflection of our employees who are the core of our culture.”
SAP Labs India’s people-centric policies are aimed at building talent from within the organization, fostering innovation, inspiring leadership at all levels, and creating an atmosphere of inclusivity. These include initiatives like enabling women to integrate themselves back into the workforce after maternity leave; Care for Life fund, a voluntary, employee-driven and managed initiative to provide financial support to employees and their families in times of unforeseen emergencies, SAP Blue, a crowdsourcing innovation platform enabling employees to come up with product ideas and work on developing their coding skills, and creating a work culture that encourages innovation and professional success.
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