SAS achieves top 10 spot on India's best companies to work for list
MUMBAI (Jun. 22, 2010) – SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services, is ranked No. 10 among the Best Places to Work in India. It is also rated as Best Employer to Work for in the IT Industry, according to Great Place to Work Institute® and The Economic TimesThis is the company's first time participation in India, where it took 10th place in the first attempt.
SAS believes that a healthy workplace environment benefits both employees and business. Supporting people and relationships and maintaining a healthy work-life balance leads to more productive, satisfied and dedicated employees – a clear recipe for success. SAS was also named #1 on the 2010 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list in the US. SAS offices in 12 other countries have also been recognized for their workplace cultures.
“Our employees are the best of the best. As a leader it is important to ensure that our employees are motivated constantly. A motivated and a happy team is what make businesses successful. We continuously innovate internally to provide our employees an atmosphere they can excel in,” said Sudipta Sen, CEO and Managing Director of SAS Institute (India) Pvt. Ltd.. “Its only when you treat employees with respect, you foster an environment of innovation and creativity” added Mr. Sen.
SAS India markets high-end analytic software, which means its employees are highly qualified, high-aspiration people and Mr. Sen believes they deserve to be fully empowered. "SAS worldwide has consciously avoided the worker-supervisor-manager syndrome, where people are constantly monitored. We only monitor their final output," he says.
About Great Place to Work Institute
The Great Place to Work Institute helps enterprises in all lines of business become better workplaces, and thus achieve business advantages and better results. Great Place to Work Institute has listened to employees and evaluated employers since 1980, helping to define what constitutes a good workplace. Please see www.greatplacetowork.in for more information.
About SAS India
SAS has been in India since 1997 and has two wholly owned subsidiaries in the country: SAS Institute (India) Pvt. Ltd. and SAS Research & Development. With a team of more than 600 technology and domain experts, SAS India operations are headquartered in Mumbai with regional offices in Bangalore, New Delhi and Pune. SAS works with organizations across industries and offers them critical enterprise intelligence to fuel innovation and meet their business objectives. Information on SAS India operations can be found at www.sas.com/india
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions delivered within an integrated framework, SAS helps customers at more than 45,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world
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