Psychological Safety Serves As An Enabler For DEIB, Resilience And Innovation.

Psychological Safety Originally coined by Edgar H. Schein and Warren G. Bennis in 1965, the concept of psychological safety gained important insights from Dr. Amy Edmonson’s 1999 definition. Her emphasis on confidence in welcoming candor and vulnerability, highlighted in the June 22, 2021, HBR article ‘4 Steps to Boost Psychological Safety at Your Workplace’ co-authored […]

Fostering a Landscape of Collaboration and Innovation

The dynamic tapestry of today’s business world places collaboration and innovation at its heart. These aren’t mere corporate trends but pivotal forces that drive organizations forward. When embraced, they open pathways to endless possibilities and sustainable success. Let’s dive into creating an ecosystem that champions these values: Cultivate Psychological Safety: For innovation to truly take […]

From the MD: It’s A Matter of Trust

As the sun sets on 2023, I find myself at the intersection of reflection and anticipation. It’s been a year of immense growth and learning at Great Place To Work® ASEAN and ANZ. Reflecting back, what key lessons can we carry into the new year? Prioritizing Employee Well-Being We began 2023 with a dedicated focus […]

5 Mistakes That Undermine Employee Trust in an AI-Powered Workplace

Trust will be an ingredient for success in adopting AI across the organization. Consider these traps to avoid. The coming AI revolution will put your relationships with employees to the test, as evidenced by the missteps of one of the most successful developers of AI in the market. It’s a mistake to believe you can avoid […]

The Difference Between Debate, Discussion and Dialogue

Navigate the nuances of workplace communication and understand the subtle yet profound differences between dialogue, debate, and discussion. Is it dialogue, discussion, or is it debate? There is a difference, and each has its value. Do you know the difference? Would you recognize dialogue if you heard it in your workplace? To guide you through […]

How To Foster Employee Engagement

How To Foster Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is not just a buzzword; it’s a fundamental aspect of successful businesses. When employees are engaged, they are emotionally invested in their work and committed to the organization’s objectives. This results in improved productivity, innovation, and overall business performance. So, how can you foster this much sought-after engagement? Let’s explore some unique strategies. […]

Workplace Culture Matters: Thriving and Flourishing With Well-Being

During a recent culture coaching session with a large 4000+ employee company, the attention of my client’s HR leadership team was immediately captured when I mentioned the topic of employee well-being. Workplaces are increasingly showing interest in understanding evidence-based examples of what acts of leadership can help improve the overall employee perception of their company […]

At the 2023 Best Workplaces in Asia, Employees Receive a Higher Standard of Care

Employees are more likely to report fair promotions, special and unique benefits, and a caring environment that supports their health and well-being. Asia has struggled to recover from the COVID pandemic, a fact underscored by China — largest economy in the region — having lower than expected growth and record high youth unemployment. The numbers paint a clear […]

Creating a Flexible Workplace: The Benefits of Remote and Hybrid Work Models

Creating a Flexible Workplace The Benefits of Remote and Hybrid Work Models

The traditional 9-to-5 office culture is quickly becoming a thing of the past as organizations recognize the benefits of flexible work arrangements. Remote and hybrid work models have gained popularity in recent years, and for good reason. In this article, we will explore the benefits of creating a flexible workplace and adopting remote and hybrid […]

Employee Training and Development: The Benefits of Upskilling or Reskilling Your Team

Employee Training and Development: The Benefits of Upskilling or Reskilling Your Team

Employee training and development isn’t just about teaching employees to do their jobs. It’s about showing employees they are valued and that upward movement in the organization is possible. When employees don’t see opportunity, they don’t bring their best selves to work. “Give a person a fish and you feed them for a day; teach […]

5 Ways to Support LGBTQ+ Employees in the Workplace 

In an expansive study involving almost half a million individuals, Great Place To Work® found that LGBTQ+ employees experience substantial psychological safety concerns in the workplace. Even in the most highly-rated environments, these employees felt emotionally and psychologically less safe by 7% compared to their straight counterparts. Furthermore, the data points towards a more challenging […]


To be eligible for the World’s Best Workplaces list, a company must apply and be named to a minimum of 5 national Best Workplaces lists within our current 58 countries, have 5,000 employees or more worldwide, and at least 40% of the company’s workforce (or 5,000 employees) must be based outside of the home country. Extra points are given based on the number of countries where a company surveys employees with the Great Place to Work Trust Index©, and the percentage of a company’s workforce represented by all Great Place to Work surveys globally. Candidates for the 2017 Worlds Best Workplaces list will have appeared on national workplaces lists published in September 2016 through August 2017.