The joint survey was conducted by Great Place to Work® Institute and The Economic Times
Bangalore, India, July 12, 2016: Happiest Minds Technologies, a next generation Digital Transformation, Infrastructure and Security and Product Engineering Services Company, announced that they have been selected as one of the ‘Top 100 best companies to work for in India’. The study titled “India’s Best Companies to Work For 2016” was jointly commissioned by The Economic Times and the Great Place to Work® Institute.
This recognition was possible through the implementation of significant number of People centric Initiatives at Happiest Minds which are driven through unique platforms such as the Mindful Manager Program, iAppreciate, the 8Ws Holistic Wellness Programmes, Attrition Mitigation and Performance Enhancement Process (PEP), to name a few.
“Happiest Minds was established with a mission of ‘Happiest People. Happiest Customers’. Being recognised as one of India’s Best Companies to work for, is yet another recognition for our company. I would like to congratulate and thank my entire team. They made our mission statement and our company culture a success story today”, said Mr. Ashok Soota, Executive Chairman, Happiest Minds Technologies.
“To be recognised as one of ‘India’s Best Companies to work for’ is indeed a very proud moment for us. Our people practices reinforce the philosophy of happiness. We are happy that the Great Place to Work® Culture Audit© placed Happiest Minds in the ‘Best Culture’ quadrant and recognised 7 of our People Practices as ‘Best Practices’”, added Raja Shanmugam, Chief People Officer at Happiest Minds Technologies.
Great Place to Work® Institute and The Economic Times have been conducting this survey in India for the last 13 years. “India’s Best Companies to Work For” survey is a recognition program which culminates the efforts made by an organization to create and sustain the best workplace culture for their people. This also helps companies analyse the specific areas of people practices that might need to be modified and examines the level of trust within the organization by surveying the employees.
This year, about 800 companies participated in this assessment. “India’s Best Companies to Work For” is one of the largest surveys in India wherein over 155,119 employees were reviewed to assess the strength and impact of organizations’ people related management practices.
“While happiness is a personal choice, Happiness Evangelism is a responsibility. For demonstrable behaviour and culture adoption in our organization, very specific people engagement initiatives such as the Happiness Evangelism Index and the practice of Gratitude have brought about positive growth in our people. This has certainly led to us being in the Top 100 list”, said Sharon S Andrew, PhD, Happiness Evangelist at Happiest Minds Technologies.
Happiest Minds received several recognitions this year, including more than 15 awards, in areas of Intellectual Property & Thought Leadership and High Revenue Growth. The company has received accolades from leading industry analysts such as Gartner, Forrester, Ovum, Zinnov, Nelson Hall for its disruptive tech focus in the chosen areas of expertise such as Retail, Advanced Analytics, Application Security, IoT, Cloud Security, Identity & Access Management, Software Product Engineering and R&D Engineering.
About Happiest Minds Technologies
Happiest Minds enables Digital Transformation for enterprises and technology providers by delivering seamless customer experience, business efficiency and actionable insights through an integrated set of disruptive technologies: big data analytics, internet of things, mobility, cloud, security, unified communications, etc. Happiest Minds offers domain centric solutions applying skills, IPs and functional expertise in IT Services, Product Engineering, Infrastructure Management and Security. These services have applicability across industry sectors such as retail, consumer packaged goods, e-commerce, banking, insurance, hi-tech, engineering R&D, manufacturing, automotive and travel/transportation/hospitality.
Headquartered in Bangalore, India; Happiest Minds has operations in the US, UK, The Netherlands, Australia, Middle East and Turkey.