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-89% of engaged employees are happy with their companies
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia/PRNewswire/ — HR Asia, Asia’s most authoritative publications for HR professionals, has announced 45 companies in Malaysia as the best companies to work for, as ranked by employees across the country.

In its fourth year running, winners of the award are selected from 280 shortlisted companies, based on a proprietary survey that assesses the company’s working environment, HR practices, employee engagement and the resulting job satisfaction. In total, 8960 employees took part in this year’s HR Asia Employee Input Survey (EIS). The award covers 12 markets across Asia, including Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia.

Malaysian companies named as the HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia include Bank Rakyat, Employees Provident Fund, Great Eastern Life Assurance, RHB Banking Group and Top Glove Corporation Berhad.

“This is one of the most structured and extensive survey on employee engagement and workplace practices in this region. Through this survey, HR Asia has discovered that many of these companies — both local and international — have workplace practices that are on par with the best in the world,” said Dato’ William Ng, group publisher and editor-in-chief of Business Media International, the publishers of HR Asia.

The EIS has discovered that among employees of the Best Companies to Work For:

89% are happy to be at their company
87.5% feel motivated in their work roles
81.7% have a strong sense of ownership of their jobs
The survey has also discovered that:

Employees know clearly what is expected from them at work (average score of 3.99 of 4.00)
Employees agree that having good friends at work are important (3.89)
Employees are willing to go the extra mile if they can contribute to the success of the organisation (3.88)
Words of Wisdom

Some of the winners for the HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia Award offered their quotes on the meaning of their participation and what the award meant to them. According to one of the winners, HK Koay, President of AUO SunPower, human resources has played a pivotal role in inspiring both the workforce and company direction. The growth of any company revolves closely around the capacity of their human resources. He cited, “What makes a great workplace is the people and their bond. I am grateful to have a close knitted team that not only achieved the Best Place to Work in Asia, but also created a family here. We would like to thank HR Asia for giving us this recognition. The award has bolstered all our internal efforts in making our workplace happy and safe for all our employees.”

Other winners are quoted on their opinion of the role played by human resources in their respective company.

“To be accorded this honour reaffirms our belief in taking care of our employees first, so they can take care of the business as customers will never love our bank until our employees love it first,” says Farid Basir, Chief Human Capital Officer of Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Berhad.

“I am very proud that Experian Malaysia has been presented with this award, which recognises the hard work and consistent effort of our team and reflects the best of their combined skills and capabilities,” says Lysette Randall, Human Resources Director for Asia Pacific of Experian (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd.

“For 50 years, we’ve been nurturing Malaysian talent in Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Healthcare, Manufacturing and Business Services. We want our career development and employee care to be the best in Malaysia, so that our people can work every day to build healthy communities through helping people do more, feel better and live longer,” says Stacy Wallace, General Manager of Glaxosmithkline Malaysia.

“Life as you know with a LIFE Company, is precious. Therefore engaging with and nurturing the growth potential of its staff remains central to Great Eastern Life’s talent agenda. We are delighted that our efforts in providing a conducive work climate for our employees have been recognised with this award. We will continue to champion Making Life Great (MLG) initiatives that promote meaningful relationships and work-life balance to enhance the lives of the Company’s greatest assets — its people,” says Dennis Tan, Senior Vice President and Head of Human Capital of Great Eastern Assurance (Malaysia) Berhad.

“At Habib, our loyal employees are our greatest asset. We are true to our core values in encouraging personal development and giving our employees the experience that Habib offers which is strongly guided by our Brand Promise: Investing in Happiness,” says Dato’ Sri Meer Habib, Group Managing Director of Habib Jewels Sdn Bhd.

“Hatten Group’s success story is as great as the people who work with us and strongly believe in what the company’s vision, mission and values stand for. The hearts of all our employees beat as one in togetherness to propel the company forward,” says Dato’ Colin Tan June Teng, Executive Chairman and Group Managing Director of Hatten Group Sdn Bhd.

“We are honoured to receive the HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia 2016 Awards and we are elated and grateful for being acknowledged for the second time. This award is dedicated to our people who have given their full commitment and devotion in driving the Company to where it is today. With this recognition, we will continuously strive to create an organization with an enviable working culture and one that assures career as well as personal development growth for our people,” says Dato’ Ahmad Zaini Othman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Malaysian Building Society Berhad.

“HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia – 2016 award for Sysmex Malaysia will certainly complement the recent announcement from Forbes magazine ranking Sysmex Corporation as # 28 on the 2016 List of Most Innovative Companies in the world,” says Albert Tan, Managing Director of Sysmex (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd.

“This award has given us a yardstick to measure our achievement, not in sales performance, but in the way we make our employees feel towards their work, our relationships and the connections we have with each other. Looking forward, there are so many things we could do to improve work-life balance. Thanks for this Best Employer Award,” says Leon Chuah, Managing Director of Thai Odyssey Sdn Bhd.

Full List of Malaysian Recipients of the HR Asia Best Companies To Work For In Asia 2016

No.

Company Name

Industry

1.

AbbVie Sdn Bhd

Pharmaceutical

2.

Ambank Group

Financial Services

3.

APM Automotive Holdings Berhad

Manufacturing / Automotive

4.

Arvato Systems Malaysia Sdn Bhd

IT

5.

AUO Sunpower Sdn Bhd

Manufacturing / Energy

6.

Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Berhad

Financial Services

7.

Basf (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Chemical

8.

Berjaya Starbucks Coffee Company Sdn Bhd

Food & Beverage

9.

CCM Duopharma Biotech Berhad

Pharmaceutical / Manufacturing

10.

Chemopharm Sdn Bhd

Healthcare Equipment / Healthcare Services / Manufacturing

11.

Coca-Cola Bottlers (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Food and Beverage

12.

Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Berhad

Financial Services

13.

Elken Sdn Bhd

Multi-Level Marketing

14.

Employees Provident Fund

Social Security

15.

Experian (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Information Services

16.

Glaxosmithkline Malaysia

Healthcare / Pharmaceutical

17.

Great Eastern Life Assurance (Malaysia) Berhad

Financial Services / Insurance

18.

Habib Jewels Sdn Bhd

Jewellery Retailing

19.

Hatten Group Sdn Bhd

Developer

20.

Imperial Garments Sdn Bhd

Manufacturing

21.

Jakel Trading Sdn Bhd

Textiles

22.

Kimberly-Clark Malaysia

Fast Moving Consumer Goods and Regional Finance, Procurement and IT Shared Services

23.

Lendlease Projects (M) Sdn Bhd

Property & Infrastructure

24.

Les’ Copaque Production Sdn Bhd

3D Animated & Film

25.

Malaysia Building Society Berhad

Financial Services

26.

Manulife Insurance Berhad

Financial Services / Insurance

27.

Matrix Global Schools

Education

28.

Measat Satellite Systems Sdn Bhd

IT / Communications

29.

Pharmaniaga Berhad

Pharmaceutical / Healthcare Services

30.

Puma Sports Goods Sdn Bhd

Wholesale and Retail

31.

Qi Group Malaysia

Multinational Conglomerate

32.

RHB Banking Group

Financial Services

33.

Sama-Sama Hotel Kl International Airport

Hospitality

34.

SAS Institute Sdn Bhd

IT

35.

Sunway Lagoon Sdn Bhd

Hospitality / Entertainment

36.

Syarikat Air Melaka Berhad (Samb)

Utilities

37.

Sysmex (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Healthcare Equipment

38.

Texas Instruments Electronics Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Manufacturing

39.

TGV Cinemas Sdn Bhd

Entertainment

40.

Thai Odyssey Sdn Bhd

Healthcare Services

41.

Top Glove Sdn Bhd

Chemical

42.

UHY Advisory (Kl) Sdn Bhd

Consultancy

43.

UMW Corporation Sdn Bhd

Automotive / Manufacturing / Oil & Gas / Engineering

44.

Unilever Malaysia

FMCG

45.

Wipro Unza (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Manufacturing & Commercial

About HR Asia

HR Asia is Asia’s largest circulating publication for senior HR professionals. With over 50,000 copies distributed every issue, and an online and offline audience exceeding 200,000. HR Asia is the go-to brand for HR professionals seeking quality business intelligence and industry updates. HR Asia is published by Business Media International, a regional leader in B2B intelligence.

Photo – http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20161102/8521607141

Source: Business Media International

Written by asiafreshnews

November 3, 2016 at 5:28 pm

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