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44 'great places to work' from ME named on 2022 list

DUBAI, September 5, 2022

Eight multinational, 15 large and 21 small and medium companies from the Middle East have been recognised in the 2022 Best Workplaces in Asia launched by Great Place to Work.
 
The list is based on over 1 million survey responses across Asia and the Middle East, representing the experience of more than 4.7 million employees in the region, it said. 
 
This recognition is based on confidential survey data assessing employee experiences of trust, innovation, company values and leadership. Companies are also evaluated on how well they are creating a For All workplace experience, inclusive of all employees no matter who they are or what they do, said a statement.
 
Employees at winning workplaces are having a far superior experience than the global average. According to Great Place to Work data, 88% of employees at the Best Workplaces in Asia on average reported having a positive employee experience. For the average global workforce, only 55% of workers report a similarly positive experience, it said. 
 
The Best Workplaces in Asia show that investing in people is a proven path to business success. Those that can create a fair work environment that fills employees with pride will outperform the competition. 
 
"Congratulations to the Best Workplaces in Asia for putting the well-being of their employees first," said Michael C Bush, Global CEO of Great Place to Work.
 
"During an incredibly challenging time for the region, these companies created equitable workplaces by providing flexibility and supporting their employees through strife. The Best Workplaces in Asia embody the mission of Great Place to Work and are indeed making work great work For All."
 
Commenting on this year's Best Workplaces in the Asia list, Ibrahim Mougharbel, Managing Director for the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Kuwait, Great Place to Work Middle East, said: "Despite the challenges we have faced during the pandemic, we are proud to witness even more continuous growth in employee culture awareness among leaders. Our Best Workplaces™ for this year have persevered through the time of unprecedented upheaval and have continued to persevere post-pandemic and we are here to celebrate them. We are therefore not celebrating companies; we are celebrating heroes."
 
Tanzeel Rehman, Managing Director for the KSA and Bahrain, Great Place to Work Middle East, said: "As a part of their organizational strategy, great workplaces throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia compete across different sectors in providing great workplace environments for ALL employees to ensure winning the war of local talent."  
 
Companies from the Middle East recognized in the Best Workplaces in Asia list are:
 
* Multinational Category: Cisco, Chalhoub Group, Medtronic, Apparel Group, L'Occitane, Maersk, Hilti and Servier.
 
* Large Category: Nahdi Medical Company, Dubai Police Academy, Advanced Electronics Company, Leminar Group, FIVE Hotels & Resorts, Capital Market Authority, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority, Mcdonald's by RICC, Ajman Police, Solutions by STC, Dar Al Riyadh, Alhokair Fashion Retail, MenaBev, Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA) and SMSA Express Transportation Company.
 
* Small & Medium Category: THE One, SARA Group, Charterhouse, Tajalla Creative Agency, AutoWorld, Pizza Express, Blue Ocean Academy, Center of Legal Studies & Research, TAWAL, Century Financial, Privilee, Transworld Group, Alkhabeer Capital, Eva Interiors, InoChem, International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, Kinan, 
Hadi Express Exchange, Makkiyoon and PetroGas Piping. - TradeArabia News Service
 



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