Great Place to Work Award ceremony 2016: EMC, Guinness Nigeria top list of best companies to work for in Nigeria 2016

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Great Place to Work Award ceremony 2016: EMC, Guinness Nigeria top list of best companies to work for in Nigeria 2016

Great Place to Work® Institute is a global research, consulting and training firm that helps organizations identify, create and sustain great workplaces and work culture. We serve businesses, non-profits and government agencies in 45 countries on all six continents.


Great Place to Work initiative to recognize Best companies is based on data representing over 10 million employees in over 45 countries and forms the most respected study of workplace excellence and people management practices.The findings are published annually in prestigious Business rankings across the globe, such as Fortune 100.

Last weekend, the award ceremony held at the Civic Center in Lagos gathering MD/CEOs, Managers and Heads of HR from companies all over Nigeria to mark the 4th award ceremony in Nigeria. This year also marks the 4th anniversary of Great Place to Work Nigeria, and 24th across the globe. From our first study to recognize great workplaces in the United States and Brazil, Great Place To Work has grown to become the foremost consulting firm on workplace culture around the world.

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. OkechukwuEnelamah, was the Keynote Speaker at the event. In his address, he described the award as “a welcome initiative in Nigeria and an avenue for inspiring greatness.” He further challenged organizations to“rise beyond the ordinary to pursue excellence.”

This year, 10organizations made it to the list of Best Companies to Work for in Nigeria 2016, amongst other category and recognition awards.

AWARD CATEGORIES

CATEGORY ONE: BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR IN NIGERIA Listing:

Company Names                                                         Rank
EMC Information System Nigeria Limited                   1st
Courteville Business SolutionsPlc                                 2nd
Guinness Nigeria Plc                                                     3rd
SC Johnson & Son Nigeria Limited                              4th
Microsoft Nigeria                                                          5th
Poise Nigeria                                                                 6th
Konga Online Shopping Ltd                                         7th
Chemical & Allied Products Plc                                   8th

CATEGORY TWO: BEST PRACTICES AWARDS
This category seeks to celebrate companies that have great people practices, programs and policies in four selected categories;

1.  DELIVERING EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP

NOMINEES
EMC Information System Nigeria Limited
Courteville Business Solutions
SC Johnson

WINNER – Courteville Business Solutions

2. DELIVERING EXCELLENCE IN WELLNESS

NOMINEES
SC Johnson
Guinness Nigeria Plc
EMC Information System Nigeria Limited

WINNER- Guinness Nigeria Plc

3. DELIVERING EXCELLENCE IN CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

NOMINEES:
Sanofi-Aventis Nigeria Ltd
Courteville Business Solutions Plc
ISON GROUP—WINNER

WINNER-  ISON GROUP

4.  BEST WORKPLACE FOR MILLENIALS

NOMINEES:
• Konga Online Shopping Ltd
• Poise Nigeria
• Courteville Business Solutions Plc.

WINNER – Konga Online Shopping Ltd

CATEGORY THREE: BRIGHT SPOT AWARDS
For the first time this year, we introduce a new award category called the “Bright Spot” award. These are organizations that are not in the limelight but are doing things worth celebrating as they engage with their employees, customers and communities in deep andunique ways.

BrightSpotOrganisations 2016 are:
• Sanofi-Aventis Nigeria Ltd
• ISON Group
• Courteville Business Solutions Plc.

Congratulations to 2016 Best Companies to Work for in Nigeria, other winners and nominees.

Linda Ikeji Blog

May 11, 2016

 

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