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Our Methodology for selecting India’s Great Mid-Size Workplaces - 2021

Every year, more than 10,000 organisations from over 60 countries partner with Great Place to Work® Institute for assessment, benchmarking and planning actions to strengthen their workplace culture. Great Place to Work® Institute’s methodology is recognised as rigorous and objective and considered the gold standard for defining great workplaces across business, academia and government organisations.

All organizations (having an employee strength ranging from 100 to 500 employees), that nominate themselves for India’s Great Mid-Size Workplaces list undergo an assessment. As part of this assessment, all organizations are studied through two lenses. The first lens measures the quality of employee experience through our globally validated survey instrument known as Trust Index©. The second lens is called Culture Audit© is a proprietary tool of the Institute that evaluates the quality of people practices of an organization, covering the entire employee life-cycle.

The Institute undertakes a robust validation process on the data gathered through the assessment process. The cumulative score of Trust Index© and Culture Audit© determines an organization’s position in the ranking scoreboard and helps in identifying India’s Great Mid-Size Workplaces. No individual or jury has a say in who makes it to the Top 50 list – only employee feedback and quality of people practice determine if an organization is a great workplace.


Every participant receives their employee survey feedback report with an online analytics dashboard post the completion of the assessment, for which each organisation pays a fee of Rs. 1.20 lakhs. This assessment is done pro bono for NGOs and Social Service Organisations in India.

The Institute also has a Consulting Practice. The total consulting revenue of Great Place to Work® India from the companies recognized among the Top 50 India’s Great Mid- Size Workplaces in the financial year 2020-21 is 0.5%.

India's Great Mid-size Workplaces

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