MS worlds best co to work for, says study

Written by Press Trust of India | Updated: Oct 29 2011, 05:36am hrs
Software giant Microsoft has topped a list of the worlds best multinational companies to work for, where all the top-ten positions have been bagged by American firms.

Internet giant Google has been ranked at the fourth place in the list of compiled by human resources consultancy Great Place to Work Institute.

Microsoft is followed by software developer SAS and network storage provider NetApp at the second and third ranks, respectively, while logistics major FedEx Express is ranked fifth on the list of 25 best multinational workplaces.

While there are no Asian companies on the list, all the top-ten positions have been bagged by the US firms.

Also, 18 out of the total 25 firms on the list are from the worlds biggest economy.

The inaugural rankings were based on opinion surveys of more than 2.5 million employees across the world about their workplace culture.

Others in the top-10 include Cisco (sixth), Marriott (seventh), McDonalds (eighth), Kimberly-Clark (ninth) and SC Johnson (10th).

The list demonstrates a truly serious commitment to creating workplaces that foster trust, pride and camaraderie amongst their employees.