Campaign India Team
Jun 22, 2010

Viacom18 recognized as the ‘Best Place to Work’ in its sector

Viacom18 has been recognized as India's best company in the media and entertainment industry by the Great Place to Work Institute. It also ranked 26th among 400 companies across industries. The criteria for selection was primarily on the basis of employees' responses to the Great Place to Work Trust Index and the culture audit that judges people practices.

Viacom18 recognized as the ‘Best Place to Work’ in its sector

Viacom18 has been recognized as India's best company in the media and entertainment industry by the Great Place to Work Institute. It also ranked 26th among 400 companies across industries. The criteria for selection was primarily on the basis of employees' responses to the Great Place to Work Trust Index and the culture audit that judges people practices.

Speaking about the win, Haresh Chawla, group chief executive officer, Viacom18, said, “We are extremely proud to be recognized as a 'Great Place to Work' in, not only in the media segment but across sectors. In the last two years, we have been the fastest growing media and entertainment network having grown eight-folds. I attribute this growth to the hot-bed of talent that we have within Viacom18 and the unique entrepreneurial environment that we have been able to create.” Abhinav Chopra, head of human resources at Viacom18, added, “What makes Viacom18 a truly great place to work is the exciting mix of business and people processes. In this industry, while it’s important to catalyze creative thinking and entrepreneurial spirit, it is as important to align them with business objectives. At  Viacom18, we’ve been able to attain that balance.”

For over 20 years, and in 40 countries, The Great Place to Work Institute has been conducting studies to identify the best workplaces and how they operate their businesses. The 2010 study is the seventh time it has been done in India, and the third year the institute has carried it out as an independent entity.
 

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Campaign India

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