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NASSCOM HR Forum : Great Place to Work


This time we bring to you “Great Place to Work” under the aegis of NASSCOM HR Forum, Northern Region on October 23rd, 09:00 am – 01:00 pm at NASSCOM office, New Delhi. The objective is to answer the following questions:

  • What characterises a Great Place to Work
  • What are the benefits of creating a Great Place to Work
  • Key Highlights - from “India’s Best Companies to Work For study” with special emphasis on the IT and ITES sector
  • Differentiators and Drivers - what differentiates the best workplaces and what drives the culture of best workplaces

To achieve this objective, we have Joyoti Banerji who is a Partner and the Director for Consulting Services at Great Place to Work ® in India. Great Place To Work Institute is a global research and consulting firm that helps organizations assess, create and sustain great workplaces. Their annual research on best workplaces is amongst the largest globally. They work with close to 6000 organisations and bring in a lot of cumulative learning.

Joyoti will present on the exhaustive study that they have conducted.

We also have two companies presenting their case studies: American Express & Thirdware

American Express has been striving to become an exceptional place to work and sustain it over the years. The case study would represent the progress in this journey so far, the learnings over the years, the initiatives undertaken to ensure consistent and excellent employee experience. The case study will attempt to answer ‘What makes American Express a great place to work?'

Thirdware, set up in 1995, is a Business Technologies firm committed in the domain of independent ERP implementation and Business Intelligence. They have built strong competencies in various delivery models: on-site, nearshore, offshore & offshore-onsite models. They too feature amongst the best companies to work for.

Joyoti Banerji
Consulting Services

Joyoti Banerji is a Partner and the Director for Consulting Services at Great Place to Work in India. Joyoti has experience in human resource management and consulting across varied industries.

Pawas Anand
American Express

Pawas Anand, Director - India HR, has over 15 years of work experience and has been with American Express for 6+ years. As a strategic business partner, he enables the business in areas of organization effectiveness, talent development and strengthening leadership depth, among others.

Vinda Chitnis
Thirdware Solutions

Vinda Chitnis is an HR veteran with more than 26 years of experience in the HR arena and specializes in Change management, Business process optimization and HR process automation.