SMC, India, Wins the Prestigious “Great Place to Work”Certification
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05-06-2017

SMC, India, Wins the Prestigious “Great Place to Work”Certification

Sathguru Management Consulting has touched yet another peak of excellence in being awarded the “Great Place to Work”®Certification for building a high-trust, high performance culture.  Sathguru is one of the exclusive advisory firms in India that combines industry leading strategy, corporate finance, M&A and innovation practices. Sathguru is also recognized for its differentiated international development practice known for its unique model of innovation led development and software products group that has been focused on innovative vertical focused ERP products since inception.

Sathguru has constantly departed from standard silos to deliver holistic solutions to clients and has adopted a unique techno-commercial approach in consulting. Sathguru’s software products group has focused on innovation led product development when no one embarked there in India.  This niche positioning has been possible only because of the core strength of Sathguru – the diverse team of heterogeneous professionals across business, finance, science, IP, technology & IT who are driven by the purpose of creating tangible value for our clients.

As a people driven organization, Sathguru takes pride in receiving this globally recognized certification of organization culture.  Great Place to Work® Institute’s methodology is recognized as rigorous and objective and considered as the gold standard for defining great workplaces across business, academia and government organizations. They represent the definitive employer-of-choice and workplace quality recognition any organization can receive.

The Great Place to Work framework assesses an organization on employee perception through Trust Index dimensions namely, Credibility, Respect, Camaraderie, Pride and Fairness. It further evaluates and benchmarks people practices through Culture Audit.

Referring to the people centric culture at Sathguru, the Hr Head Murali Mohan Kapila said “We appreciate that Sathguru is as only as good as our employees and it is important we create a high performance culture. We are very focused on creating learning and development opportunities for our associates and our structured approach includes applied knowledge sharing as well as short and longer programs conducted by nationally and globally renowned institutions. We have also created unique programs that has helped nurture the culture of high trust and bonding amongst our associates – ones that deserve a mention include the “summer office” in Ooty where associates can work from Ooty while their families enjoy a holiday, our “Sankalp CSR program” where associates contribute to advancing girl child education and the “Parivar ke Saath” where a team member and their family enjoy an informal evening with a member of the Management team.”

Founder Director Hemalatha Vijayraghavan took great pride in the recognition and said “We have always been driven by the vision to build a unique consulting firm where we are focused on tangible value creation and serving clients in a knowledge led no-compromise approach.  The Great Place to Work® certification is very gratifying particularly considering the pillars of assessment – high-trust, pride and high-performance culture.  We are excited by this resonating validation by our entire team in an unbiased and rigorous survey with globally accepted methodologies.  I am excited that all of us at Sathguru share the pride of impact we have through the work we do.  We have always been focused on raising the bar and putting our clients first and this certification has emphasized loud and clear that each one of us at Sathguru believe so. I am also glad that all of us share the common value and ethics of which trust is an integral part.  The Sathguru family has lovingly yet professionally nurtured over the last 30 years and we will only enhance it over the next 30.”