Marriott Hotels India Pvt. Ltd has won the distinction of being one of the Best Companies to Work For in 2012 by the Great Place to Work Institute, India. Marriott Hotels India is once again the best employer amongst the hospitality brands and ranks 7th amongst the top 25 companies to work for in India. The group has won the accolade for the 6th year in a row from a total of 580 companies who participated in the survey.
Says Rajeev Menon, AVP – India Subcontinent, Maldives & Australia, Marriott International Inc,” The well being and growth of our employees has always been at the heart of all that Marriott strives to do. We believe our associates are our greatest strength; it is a principal that is lived and practiced by the Marriott Hotels across the world. Our core value comes from none other than J Willard Marriott who believed that “if you take care of your associates, they will take care of the guest and they would want to keep coming back.”
Gurmeet Singh, Area Director of Human Resource - India, Maldives- Marriott International Inc further adds, “In the hospitality industry, we tend to work while everyone is having fun, but we try and make sure working at the Marriott is just as enjoyable. At the Marriott we constantly work at creating and inculcating a culture where there is a level of confidence, empowerment and growth among each and every associate.”
Marriott Hotels India Pvt. was judged the best place to work at in Hospitality because the employees trust the people they work for, have pride in what they do and enjoy the company of people they work with. This was evident in the feedback in response to the survey conducted by India’s Best Companies To Work For 2012. Several practices of the group discovered in the Culture Audit conducted by the team of the study also helped the group in winning the award.
The company’s policy is based on the strong foundation of 3 pillars: an open-door policy, empowerment and fairness. The Marriott employees enjoy and have pride in being a part of the group. This was revealed by the study, as two thirds of the weight age of the survey.
India’s Best Companies To Work For 2012 is India’s largest annual study on workplace culture aimed at identifying, recognizing, learning from, and spreading best practices of organizations that achieve business objectives by being great workplaces. This Study was conducted by Great Place to Work Institute in India in partnership with The Economic Times. This study in its 9th year received overwhelming response with more than 580 organizations registering to participate making it the largest such study in India. Only 50 made it to the Best Companies List, making this list the gold standard of best workplaces. This year in addition to the overall Top 50, the study is also recognising Top 50 companies having ‘up to 1000 employees’ and Top 50 companies having ‘more than 1000 employees’.