BANGALORE: Dale Carnegie Training India announced Mahindra & Mahindra as the winner of the prestigious Dale Carnegie Global Leadership Award 2016. Jindal Power took away the first runner up award and Indus Towers went home with the second runner up award. Mahindra & Mahindra stood out as the frontrunner of this year’s Global Leadership Award for their in-depth L&D strategy aimed at grooming future-ready leaders for larger leadership roles. Their innovative, unique and goal-oriented approach led to outstanding tangible and measurable business results.
Every year, Dale Carnegie India invites a selected group of performance-focused companies to nominate their organization for the award. The Dale Carnegie Global Leadership Award recognizes companies who have achieved significant success in business performance through people development. The jury for the award includes an esteemed panel from Dale Carnegie & Associates, New York and the judging criterion involves a thorough assessment of recent investments in coaching, training and organizational development linked to people performance. The factors taken into consideration include key goals and initiatives under the three broad categories of Organizational Structure, Learning & Development (L&D) and Employee Engagement.
Commenting on the awards, Pallavi Jha, Chairperson & Managing Director, Dale Carnegie Training said, “After the successful event in 2015, we were overwhelmed by a massive response from leading organizations to compete in the Dale Carnegie Global Leadership Award 2016. I am delighted to see how organizations are laying a larger emphasis on their employees’ growth through prioritizing innovative investments in learning and development. Through this award, we aim to recognize those corporates who are dedicated to developing their people and believe in the power of investing in their human capital.”
On receiving the award, Ms. Carmistha Mitra, Vice President of Human Resources, Mahindra & Mahindra India said, “We are extremely happy and proud to receive this prestigious award and are thrilled to be recognized for our passion and commitment toward leadership development for our people.”
In the year 2015, the recognition was awarded to Piaggio Vehicles for their comprehensive culture change program which aimed to meet their challenges of talent attraction, retention and employee engagement. The runner up prize was presented to Ericsson India for their exceptional commitment to developing their workforce. Previous winners also include- Coca-Cola, Adidas, The Boeing Company, Wal-Mart, Campbell Soup and The Four Seasons Hotel. Wipro Technologies was the first Indian recipient of this award in 2007, followed by the Union Bank of India and Axis Bank in the later years.
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