- Survey conducted by Great Great Place to Work® Institute
- Recognition based on survey responses of employees
- Recently bagged place among Top 10 Best Workplaces in Retail by Great Place to Work® Institute
New Delhi, 2 July, 2018: In its first-ever participation since it set up operations in 2007 in the country, Walmart India, the wholly owned subsidiary of world’s leading retailer Walmart Inc., today announced that it is proud to be recognized among `Top 100 Best Companies to work For, 2018’. This recognition is based on survey responses from its employees or associates as they are known as.
The survey, conducted by the leading research & consulting firm, Great Place to Work ® Institute, assessed Culture & Trust and associates rated their well-being at work around five main themes – Credibility, Respect, Fairness, Pride & Comaraderie.
Speaking about the recognition, Krish Iyer, President & CEO of Walmart India said, “It is a tremendous achievement to be acknowledged by our associates as one of the best companies to work for this year. It is incredible that they take such pride in their work, feel empowered and live the culture everyday through their actions & behaviors. Walmart India is a place of opportunity and our associates are not just building better lives for their families, they also go the extra mile to serve our members, majority of whom are kiranas & small businesses, and help them become prosperous. Such commitment is critical for us in our journey of creating ‘Shared Value’ in India. Congratulations to all at Walmart India and I thank all associates, well-wishers & supporters.”
With a network of more than 4,000 associates across 9 states, Walmart India is home to a dynamic mix of people from diverse backgrounds, each bringing their unique experiences to the company. The company hires local talent & unskilled youths where it sets up operations and trains & develops them to become skilled professionals. Our programs and policies help us create prosperity through education, inspiration and opportunity. Regardless of their background & work profile, Walmart India’s associates are united by the Culture and Values — Service to the Customer, Respect for the Individual, Strive for Excellence and Act with Integrity.
The assessment involved an objective methodology of assessing workplace culture, using GPTW’s globally validated survey instrument known as Trust Index© and by conducting the Culture Audit©. As part of the assessment, GPTW Institute assessed Walmart’s people-related management practices using Great Place to Work® People Practice Culture Audit© Framework and measured the perceptions of associates using Great Place to Work® Trust Index© Employee Survey. The cumulative score determines an organization’s position in the ranking scoreboard and helps in identifying India’s 100 Best Companies to Work for.
Walmart India has also been recognized among ‘The 2017 Working Mother & AVTAR 100 Best Companies for Women in India’. The final list of top 100 companies was compiled from the `The Working Mother and AVTAR Best Companies for Women in India Study 2017’. The study was conducted to identify companies with the most favorable policies and practices to promote employment, retention and increasing participation of women in the workforce.