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Great Place To Work Announces the 2023 Best Workplaces in Asia Representing 5.9 Million Employee Experiences

MANILA, Philippines, Aug. 30, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Great Place To Work® announced its Best Workplaces in Asia™ for 2023. The list is based on confidential survey data, with 2.1 million individual responses representing the experiences of 5.9 million employees from across the region. Employees reported their experiences of trust, innovation, company values, and leadership, and these rankings are based on that feedback.

Companies are also evaluated on how well they are creating a For All™ workplace experience, where all employees feel included no matter who they are or what they do. At the Best Workplaces in Asia, more employees reported high levels of care, both from their managers and from co-workers. 

As a result, these companies have impressive employee engagement with 90% of employees reporting that people give extra effort on the job.

With these more positive workplace experiences, employees were also more likely to want to stay with their company. For employees at the Best Workplaces, 90% want to stay at their company, compared to just 58% at the typical workplace

“When you show employees how much you care, they will reward you with hard work, higher innovation rates, and higher productivity,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place To Work.

“The Best Workplaces in Asia demonstrate the value of investing in your employees and creating an equitable environment where everyone can succeed.”

Fair pay, appreciation and recognition, and training and development will always be prerequisites for creating a great employee experience. However, today’s employees need more, especially in these challenging times. They need holistic care,” said Antoniette Mendoza-Talosig, Managing Partner, Great Place To Work Philippines.

“Leaders of Best Workplaces care for their people as an individual and not just as an employee. They take every step possible to provide their employees with a psychologically and emotionally healthy environment. In return, these companies reap the benefits of having engaged and productive employees that bring their whole selves to work.”

Companies recognized as 2023 Best Workplaces in Asia in the Small and Medium Category exemplify these values. With people-centric leadership, SMG Swiss Marketplace Group Vietnam has established an exciting workplace grounded in 3 core values of #AimHigh, #ActResponsibly and #BetterTogether. Open Government Products, a modern tech team within the Singapore Government that builds technology for the public good, shows care for its employees through a culture of belonging. Its Donut bot automatically pairs employees bi-weekly to have a meal or coffee together.

Jack Madrid, President and CEO of the Philippines’ IT & Business Process Association (IBPAP), also a list-maker in the same category, said: “The award reaffirms our commitment to nurturing an exceptional workplace environment within IBPAP, radiating excellence through our people, and in turn, delivering world-class quality service to our valued members and stakeholders.” IBPAP is the primary trade body and advocacy group of the IT and Business Process Management sector in Philippines.

Telkom Indonesia, a multinational telecommunications conglomerate, and a list-maker in the Large category is the only Indonesian state-owned enterprise achieving this award for the second consecutive year. It reinforces their commitment to provide a collaborative, inclusive and employee-oriented work environment. 

The top 30 in the multinational category:

1. DHL Express

17. Hilti

2. Hilton

18. Capella Hotels and Resorts

3. Cisco

19. Coats

4. Maersk

20. Salesforce

5. Servier

21. Red Hat

6. Deloitte

22. Dow Chemical

7. Medtronic

23. American Express

8. Chalhoub Group

24. Landmark Group

9. Ericsson

25. Adobe

10. Cadence

26. Stryker

11. Teleperformance

27. Takeda

12. Schneider Electric

28. AstraZeneca

13. HP

29. Alphasights

14. Apparel Group

30. Thoughtworks

15. Accenture

16. Al Dabbagh Group

The Best Workplaces in Asia List is published here:

About the 2023 Best Workplaces in Asia List

Great Place To Work selected the 2023 Best Workplaces in Asia List by analyzing companies’ workplace programs and surveying 2.1 million employees across multiple countries in Asia and the Middle East. The responses represent the experience of 5.9 million employees across the region.

To be considered, companies must first be identified as outstanding in their local region by appearing on one or more of our Best Workplaces™ Lists in Bahrain, Greater China (including Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan), India, Indonesia, Japan, Kuwait, Oman, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, UAE, or Vietnam during 2022 or early 2023.

Companies rank in three size categories: small and medium (10–499 employees); large (500+ employees); and multinational. Multinational organizations are also assessed on their efforts to create great workplaces across multiple countries in the region. They must appear on at least two national lists in Asia and the Middle East, and have at least 1,000 employees worldwide with at least 40% (or at least 5,000) of those employees located outside the headquarters country.

About Great Place To Work

Great Place To Work is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, it has surveyed more than 100 million employees around the world and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Great Place To Work helps organizations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. Their unparalleled benchmark data is used to recognize Great Place To Work Certified™ companies and the Best Workplaces in more than 60 countries, including the World’s Best™ lists published annually in Fortune. 

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