Great Place to Work® Names Best Workplaces in the Gulf States
SAN FRANCISCO, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A culture of trust is the key to retaining talent in the Gulf States, according to research and consulting firm, Great Place to Work.
Great Place to Work’s annual study of the Gulf States’ Best Workplaces reveals that employees at the top 60 Best Workplaces indicate that managers behaving in a respectful way is the most significant factor for employees to have the desire to remain in their current jobs.
In announcing the Best Companies in Asia, which includes the Gulf States, Great Place to Work CEO Michael Bush said, “Being on the list is more than being recognized as a Great Place to Work. A high-trust culture helps you attract people, improves your performance, retains your top talent, fosters innovation, and assures a sustainable business. Bottom-line, a Great Place to Work for All is better for business, because you’re developing the full human potential of everyone on your team.”
To help companies understand of how to improve, Great Place to Work launched the Best Workplaces in Asia Report 2017,The Importance of Trust, which includes the data from this year’s regional list, and in- depth analysis on which behaviors motivate employees the most. To read the report and view the list of the 60 Best Workplaces in Asia and the Gulf States, please click here.
“Our 30 years of research shows that it is not perks and benefits that will get employees up every morning ‘fired up’ to go to work and contribute fully, it is the quality of the relationships that they have with their managers, peers, and job,” Bush concluded.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For®” and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies, industries, and internationally, countries and regions. Through its culture consulting services , Great Place to Work helps its clients create the great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention and stock performance.