Best Workplaces In Asia – 2018

Great Place to Work® releases its 4th annual list of Best Workplaces in Asia, 2018. Great Place to Work® has identified the top organizations that create great workplaces in the Asia/Pacific and Middle East regions through publishing the annual Best Workplaces in Asia list. The list recognizes companies in three size categories: Top 25 Small & Medium (20-500); Top 25 Large (501+); and Top 15 Multinational.

To be considered for inclusion, companies must appear on one or more of our national lists in one of the nine countries (Australia, Greater China, India, Japan, South Korea, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka and United Arab Emirates) represented on the list and meet our minimum quantitative threshold on the Trust Index© survey. The survey period for the 2018 Best Workplaces in Asia list took place between 2017-2018.

More than 1,200 organizations participated in the survey process, representing the voices of more than 2 million employees across nine countries. The 65 companies that make up the 2018 Best Workplaces in Asia list outshined the rest in their commitment to caring for their employees and providing environments where they can thrive.

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Organizations in India featuring in
Asia’s Best Workplaces – 2018

15 Best Multinational Workplaces in Asia – 2018

Criteria for Selection

  • Appeared on at least two national Best Workplaces lists
  • The company has at least 1,000 employees worldwide
  • At least 40% or 5000 employees of the company work outside the country where it is headquartered
  • The company operates in at least 3 countries
Organization NameIndustryNo. of employeesRank
DHL Express (India) Pvt. Ltd.Transportation24022
Blue Dart Express Ltd. Transportation105862
DHL Supply Chain India Pvt Ltd.Transportation18642
Salesforce.comInformation Technology5403
Intuit IndiaInformation Technology9484
NetApp India Pvt. Ltd.Information Technology15366
SAP Labs India Pvt. Ltd.Information Technology64897
SAP IndiaInformation Technology17647
American Express IndiaFinancial Services & Insurance1174811
InterContinental Hotels GroupHospitality578213
Hyatt Hotels & ResortsHospitality845115

25 Best Small & Medium Workplaces in Asia – 2018

Criteria for Selection

  • The company has 20 - 500 employees
  • Appeared on one national Best Workplaces list
Organization NameIndustryNo. of employeesRank
Cactus Communications Pvt. Ltd.Professional Services43118

25 Best Large Workplaces in Asia – 2018

Criteria for Selection

  • The company has 501+ employees
  • Appeared on one national Best Workplaces list
Organization NameIndustryNo. of employeesRank
Lemon Tree Hotels Ltd.Hospitality349212
Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Ltd.Financial Services & Insurance888018
Bajaj Finance LimitedFinancial Services & Insurance844419
Godrej Consumer Products Ltd.Manufacturing & Production236520
Reliance Capital - Commercial Finance & Home Finance DivisionsFinancial Services & Insurance177921
The Oberoi GroupHospitality441822
Mahindra & Mahindra Automotive & Farm Equipment SectorsManufacturing & Production983223
Spicer India Pvt. Ltd.Manufacturing & Production128025

Why build Great Workplaces?

Organisations that create great workplace culture for their employees, perform better.

Attract & Retain Talent

Customer Centric Mindset

Growing Bottom Line

Agility & Speed

Develop Culture of Innovation

Professional Excellence

Project Your Employer Brand Externally

Earn National Recognition

How it Works

Survey Your Employees

Step 1:
Select a 2-week window to launch our industry-proven tool – the Trust Index© Survey (Preparation: 4 hours, Completion: 20 minutes/employee)

Share People Practices

Step 2:
Provide details of your company’s policies and programs for evaluation through our Culture Audit© tool (2-5 days)


Step 3:
We would validate and share the highlights of the assessment results and communicate if you have met the thresholds of certification


Step 4:
On successfully meeting the thresholds, your organisation will be awarded the Great Place to Work® Certification, for you to use for your Employer Branding.
Reports & Insights

& Insights

Step 5:
Organizations can choose and buy from our various reporting options to get insights, benchmarks and recommendations based on the results



Step 6:
You’ll be automatically considered for all our Best Workplaces lists for 12 months from your date of evaluation.

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on building, sustaining and recognizing High-Trust, High-Performance CultureTM. Great Place to Work® Institute has conducted pioneering research on the characteristics of great workplaces for over 30 years. We believe all organizations can become great workplaces, and our mission is to help them succeed.

Great Place to Work® Institute partners more than 8000 organizations every year around the world to help create and sustain a High-Trust, High-Performance Culture™. In India, Great Place to Work® produces the annual lists of ‘India’s Best Companies to Work For’ a study in partnership with The Economic Times and ‘India’s Great Mid-Size Workplaces’ a study in partnership with Mint (HT Media) and other Best Workplaces lists in all major industry sectors like Manufacturing, Retail, IT & IT-BPM, BFSI, Non-Profits etc. and in certain special categories like the Best Workplaces for Women, Career Management and Culture of Innovation. Our Certification Program allows companies to be automatically considered for all our Best Workplaces list competitions.

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