SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - March 16, 2016 -
EMC (NYSE: EMC) has been recognised as one of the Best Workplaces in Asia 2016 by Great Place To Work® at the Institute’s Asia Conference held in Sydney on March 16, ranking #4 on the Best Multinational Workplace list. The study considers the 60 best Asian companies based on five key metrics of workplace culture – credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie. This follows EMC's 6th place position on the World's Best Multinational Workplaces list in 2015, up 12 places from 2014.
EMC was recognised for creating a great workplace built on trust, as rated by employees in seven countries across Asia. The company received high marks from employees for its steadfast commitment to living by its 10 core values and supporting employees throughout their career with EMC: including a talent acquisition strategy that ensure employees fit well into the EMC culture and are equipped for success right from the start. It also rated highly for its flexible work practices; providing friendly work environments with facilities that support employees’ mental and physical well-being; and its collaborative, cohesive energy towards achieving and exceeding results.
EMC runs a number of programs designed to drive the continuous improvement of its corporate culture including employee volunteerism, learning and development, and an accelerated programme of career development for women. In 2014, EMC launched ‘YouDefine EMC’, a worldwide initiative aimed at highlighting how each employee contributes to EMC’s success. This has been embraced by teams across Asia maximising positive impact within regional communities and strengthening dialogue and connections between EMC employees around the world.
David Webster, President, Asia Pacific & Japan
“We are honoured to be recognised as one of Asia’s Best Workplaces. EMC has a winning culture that is based on collaboration and trust. Our teams across the region take pride in what they do and this is exemplified by their commitment to each other and shared success. All of us are empowered to define EMC and that takes place in many forms - from defining our development to how we give back within our communities. We are committed to continuing to build a culture that enables our people to be their best.”
Jocelyn Macedo, Vice President Human Resources, Asia Pacific & Japan
“Being a Great Place To Work is an important part of our talent strategy, which is geared toward creating an inclusive work environment. At EMC, everyone has the opportunity to contribute to the company’s success and realise their full potential. It is our strong culture that sets us apart and enables us to attract, retain and engage talented people from across the Asia region.”
Great Places To Work received more than 310,000 responses to its Trust Index© survey from across Asia, representing more than 1.8 million employees. More than 900 companies participated in national list studies in nine Asian countries where Great Place to Work is represented. Of these, the 60 Best Workplaces in Asia were determined.
EMC Corporation is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyse their most valuable asset – information — in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way. Additional information about EMC can be found at www.emc.com.
Great Place to Work®, headquartered in San Francisco, is a global research, consulting and training firm that helps organizations identify, create and sustain great workplaces through the development of high-trust workplace cultures. Great Place to Work serves businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies in 51 countries.
Great Place to Work’s inaugural Best Workplaces in Asia List ranks the top workplaces in the Asia region. Countries included in the ranking are Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and the United Arab Emirates. The Best Workplaces in Asia list is one of the three regional rankings produced by Great Place to Work, lists that have been recognising high-trust workplaces for decades.