World’s best multi-national workplaces

HRM 22 Nov 2012

Creating a great workplace is a real challenge, but making it to the global list of top 25 multi-nationals around the world is an even greater achievement.

Based on a survey by Great Place to Work, IT company SAS Institute has topped the list. This is followed by Google (2nd), NetApp (3rd), Kimberly-Clark (4th) and Microsoft (5th) rounding up the top five spots.

Other notable organisations in the list include FedEx Express (7th), Diageo (9th), Ernst & Young (12th), Intel (15th), American Express (18th), McDonald’s (20th) and Cisco (21st).

According to Otto Zell, Director of Global List Management, not much separates the top-ranked company on the 2012 list, SAS Institute, from the 25th company, Mars.  

1

SAS Institute

2

Google

3

NetApp

4

Kimberly-Clark

5

Microsoft

6

Marriott

7

FedEx Express

8

W.L. Gore & Associates

9

Diageo

10

Autodesk

11

PepsiCo

12

Ernst & Young

13

Telefonica

14

Monsanto

15

Intel

16

National Instruments

17

General Mills

18

American Express

19

Accor

20

McDonald’s

21

Cisco

22

Novo Nordisk

23

Quintiles

24

SC Johnson

25

Mars

Source: 2012 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work



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