Best Workplaces

Best Workplaces in Sri Lanka

Winning a spot on this list indicates that an organization has differentiated itself by creating a great place to work for employees and established itself as an employer of choice. It has passed the rigorous measurement through analysis of results of the Great Place to Work® Trust Index© survey and Culture Audit© questionnaire and scored among the best in the country.  Thus receiving global recognition as a Best Workplace.

What is a Great Workplace?

Thirty years of research and experience across the globe have enabled us to define what it means to be a great workplace.

A Great Place to Work from an employee’s perspective is one where you can  trust the people you work for, have pride in the job you do and enjoy with the people you work with.

Great Workplace Culture enables managers to Align employees to achieve the organization’s objectives, Encourage and enable employees to give their personal best at all times and work together as a cohesive team/family.

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Celebrating the Best Workplaces in Sri Lanka

Hall of Fame

Workplaces achieved the Laureate status in Sri Lanka by being recognized in the ’25 Best Workplaces in Sri Lanka’ for 5 consecutive years

99X Technology

7 years
2013 – present

AIA Insurance Lanka

7 years
2013 – present

Diesel and Motor Engineering

7 years
2013 – present

Oxford College of Business

6 years
2014 – present

Union Assurance

6 years
2013 – 2018

Classic Travel

5 years
2014 – onwards

DHL (Keells)

5 years
2015 – present

Gamma Pizzakraft Lanka

5 years
2015 – present

Prime Lands

5 years
2015 – present

Singer (Sri Lanka)

5 years
2014 – 2018

Taj Samudra Colombo

5 years
2013 – 2017

Like to Hear the Success Stories of Recognized Workplaces?

Download the DailyFT supplement exclusively on Best Workplaces 2019 published on July 2019

Best Workplaces in Sri Lanka

Please note that the list is not ranked and names are given in alphanumeric order

What Great Workplaces say?

MANO SEKARAM
Co-Founder & CEO
99X Technology Ltd

“For us, the ‘people-first’ attitude that we stand by at 99X Technology has been invaluable in creating a  great workplace, where we have empowered our employees to be ‘Leaders Without Titles’ to drive  business goals. Our open and fun work culture has had a tremendous impact on our success. Taking part  in Great Place To Work surveys periodically allows us to check the heartbeat of the company.”

Dirik-Perera

DIRK PEREIRA
Director/CEO

Union Assurance PLC

“We are pleased to be recognised as a Great Place to Work for the 5th consecutive year. As UAL celebrates 30 years of success, we strongly believe that we have the best team in the industry to take the company to even greater heights. GPTW has given voice to our people, and enabled us to measure and improve employee engagement, direct energy towards organisational growth and benchmark against local, regional, and global best practices to create an enduring organisation where people identify UA is as ‘more than just a work place’.”

Ranjith-Pathirage

RANJITH PANDITHAGE
Chairman/ Managing Director
Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC

“We continue to obtain feedback of our employees through a credible, confidential and structured manner by annually taking part in the Great Place to Work survey. We do this because we are self-critical and we do not want to be complacent about the ‘employee experience’ we create.”

Why Create a Great Workplace Culture?

Great Workplaces  showcase higher levels of employee engagement and discretionary effort, thereby driving superior performance within the organization. Independent research in the USA and India have proven that based on cumulative stock market returns, Great Workplaces outperform the market average by 3 times! Sustaining a High Trust Culture leads to a High Performance Organization.

Listing as one of the Best Workplaces enables organizations to be recognized as employers of choice.

Want to Learn More About the Selection Criteria?

Download the best workplaces selection methodology article published on LMD June 2018

Facts About the 25 Best Workplaces in Sri Lanka 2017

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Employees Who Answered Positively to the Overall Statement " Taking Everything Into Account, I Would Say This is a Great Place to Work
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