Mumbai: Sony Pictures Networks Distribution India Pvt. Ltd. (SPND), the distribution arm and wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), has been ranked as one of the best company to work for in the media industry by the Great Place to Work% Institute, for 2017. Sony Pictures Networks Distribution has been recognized as INDIA’s GREAT MID – SIZE WORKPLACES 2017 and ranked at the 5’* position, amongst the TOP 50 companies. SPND is the only media company to be featured on this list for the third time in a row. This award was presented by the global research organisation – Great Place To Work% Institute, India in association with Mint.
The Great Place to Work% Institute is a firm that assists organisations to identify, create and sustain great workplaces through the development of high-trust cultures. In its 14th edition, India’s Best Companies to Work For study attracted participation from 219 organisations, ranging across industries, including a 7% participation from the media industry alone. This study was done with the most rigorous, credible and comprehensive methodologies to identify organizations in achievement of their goals.
Sony Pictures Networks Distribution India Pvt. Ltd. undertook the Trust Index Survey & Culture Audit People Practices assessment — a two lens model that measure employees’ perception and assesses management practices. Once again SPND surpassed the average industry percentage of positive responses measured through five parameters – credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie and raised the bar of their people practices over last year.
According to the Institute’s research, a Great Place to Work% is one where the company’s framework is employee-centric and inculcates a sense of trust, pride and camaraderie amongst the employees. It is an indisputable fact today that creating a great workplace is an integral part of an organisation’s strategy. SPND believes in empowering its employees to achieve dynamic results which comes with the commitment towards the social, economic and intellectual growth of its diverse employees in an evolving ecosystem.