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Zee Entertainment certified as a Great Place to Work®

MUMBAI: Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) has been certified as a ‘Great Place to Work®’ by the Great Place to Work® Institute, India.

The Great Place to Work® framework assesses an organisation on employee perception through Trust Index© dimensions namely, Credibility, Respect, Camaraderie, Pride and Fairness. It further evaluates and benchmarks people practices through culture audit©. Based on this framework, it was revealed that Zee Entertainment had significantly positive employee perception and robust people practices, which identified it as an organisation with a great culture.

Said ZEEL MD and CEO Punit Goenka, “My heartiest congratulations to the team on ZEE being certified as a Great Place to Work®. At ZEE, we consider our employees as our most valued asset and this certification only goes to reinforce the fact that we are taking focused and proactive steps in nurturing our talent.”

Added ZEEL chief people officer Praveer Priyadarshi, “With the group philosophy of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam – The World Is My Family” woven into the fabric of ZEE culture, we believe in fostering the growth and development of every member of the ZEE family. Our human resources practice at ZEE has been instrumental in driving this change and providing constant support to businesses by creating collaborative working relationships through our SAMWAD philosophy, talent-based hiring, rewarding through robust performance management processes, recognizing top performers through our Employee Recognition Program – ‘Zeelompics’, identification, development and nurturing of our talent through our High-Potential Development Program – ‘ACE’. Our global presence provides our employees an opportunity to perform and demonstrate their talent effectively in diverse markets and cultural context.”

Commending ZEE on the certification, Great Place to Work® Institute, India CEO Prasenjit Bhattacharya said, “ZEE has striven to develop a high-trust, high-performance culture™ and has been Great Place to Work-Certified™. This certification showcases ZEE’s dedication to winning its employees’ trust and creating a great workplace. It is part of their efforts to build an organisation where employees trust the people they work for, have pride in what they do, and enjoy the company of the people they work with.”

Every year, over 8000 companies from across 50 countries participate in the certification program conducted by the Great Place to Work® Institute.

Great Place to Work® Institute blends an analysis of the employees’ workplace experience through the Trust Index Survey, along with an assessment of the organisation’s processes and practices via a culture audit. In addition, this year, representatives from Great Place to Work® Institute, India had visited the ZEE office in Mumbai and interacted with employees to understand their work experiences at ZEE to get a first-hand experience of the organisation’s culture and processes, for the purpose of benchmarking against other organisations across industries.