What we do
For more than 20 years the Great Place to Work® Institute has:
- Advanced the knowledge of what makes a great workplace
- Recognized the best companies to work for in the U.S. and around the world
- Helped numerous companies transform their workplaces
We help companies improve corporate performance and enhance the quality of work life for their employees. Our extensive research and experience in this area has confirmed our definition of a Great Place to Work® as one where:
You TRUST the people you work for,
have PRIDE in what you do, and
ENJOY the people you work with
This definition is embodied in the framework of the Great Place to Work® Model© which is the foundation for all our work. Learn more about our Model.
A Great Workplace Is a Great Business
Leaders of great workplaces and independent financial analysts alike acknowledge the many business benefits associated with becoming and sustaining a great place to work. Among these benefits are significant competitive advantages including higher productivity, greater retention and increased innovation and creativity.
Lists of Best Workplaces
Each year Great Place to Work® Institute Japan works to publish awarding for Best Companies.
Each year, the Great Place to Work® Institute produces "Best Companies Lists," representing workplaces in 46 countries around the world. See Best Workplaces lists.
Consulting and Education Services
The Institute offers a variety of services to organisations interested in transforming their workplace cultures, including:
- Assessment & Evaluation - a variety of workplace diagnostic tools, employee evaluation, benchmarking, best practices and onsite services to objectively asses, monitor and improve the overall health and quality of relationships in your workplace. Read more about these consulting services.
- Education - public speaking, workshops, events, articles and research on the topic of becoming and sustaining a great place to work, all of which are designed to help you develop your company's own capabilities. Please take a look at our educational programs and materials.
- Research - vast research on workplace cultures including an extensive database of Best People Practices© and continual benchmarking of companies across all countries and all industries. Read about the details of our research on great workplaces.
Our employee centered approach, thorough research on workplace cultures, database of Best People Practices©, and underlying Great Place to Work® Model©, all serve as the basis for the design and delivery of our services.
Our more than 20 years of research and experience dedicated to workplace transformation, combined with our commitment to integrity is what sets us apart in the marketplace.