Blue Yonder Named to “India’s Best Leaders in Times of Crisis 2021” Listing by Great Place to Work® India
Blue Yonder leader Umesh Gaur recognized by Great Place to Work® India for exemplary leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic
BENGALURU, India, 13 August 2021: Blue Yonder, the world leader in digital supply chain and omni-channel commerce fulfillment, today announced that it has been recognized as one of “India’s Best Leaders in Times of Crisis 2021” by Great Place to Work® among the top 50 companies under the category, ‘large organizations of 500+ employees.’
The “India’s Best Leaders in Time of Crisis 2021” study was a Great Place to Work® India initiative to identify leaders who have demonstrated exceptional ability in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis through actions such as redefining business models, redesigning workplaces to suit the current needs, ensuring the wellbeing of the workforce, and more.
“We are humbled to be recognized as a one of India’s Best Leaders in Times of Crisis by Great Place to Work. This recognition belongs to our associates in India who not only thrived during the pandemic but showed real resilience and empathy as they supported one another. From continuing to give back to the community by donating medical equipment during the recent strong wave in India and setting up vaccination drives, their heart and soul is the reason we were honored with this designation,” said Nathalie Carruthers, chief associate success officer at Blue Yonder.
Great Place to Work® Institute conducted this special study to gain insight into these leadership practices and then validated it with employees through a detailed survey. The study captured history as it happened by enabling organizations to update actions and initiatives regularly, while the short impact survey was conducted on cross-sections of employees to understand their experience during these challenging times.
As part of the Great Place to Work® recognition awarded to Blue Yonder, the company’s managing director, Umesh Gaur was recognized for demonstrating exemplary leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“This recognition is attributed to every Blue Yonder associate and their trust in the leadership team, showcasing the culture and values of our organization that keeps us united. It’s an honor to be recognized by ‘Great Place to Work’ and this is a testament to our unwavering commitment towards one another and to be able to adapt to every situation and drive productivity for the business, thereby yielding best results for our customers,” said Gaur.
This achievement for Blue Yonder adds to its recognitions as Great Place to Work CertifiedTM in the U.S. and India for 2020-2021, Glassdoor Best Places to Work in 2020, a 2020 azcentral.com® Top Companies to Work for in Arizona and a 2020 Arizona’s Most Admired Companies by AzBusiness magazine and BestCompaniesAZ – validating the company’s strong workplace culture that is ingrained in its more than 5,400 associates worldwide.
About the Study
The COVID-19 Pandemic challenged old paradigms of working and thrust the new normal on businesses and the work force. While organizations have found ways to cope with the VUCA world, current times placed tremendous pressure on the leadership team to be agile, decisive and adaptable. There have been many examples of exemplary behavior on the part of senior leadership, be it redefining business models, redesigning workplaces to suit the current needs or ensuring the wellbeing of the workforce. The ‘India’s Best Leaders in time of Crisis 2021’ Study was a Great Place to Work® India initiative to identify leaders who have demonstrated exceptional ability in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis.
The study captured history as it happened by enabling organizations to update actions and initiatives regularly, while a short impact survey was conducted on cross-sections of employees to understand their experience during these challenging times.
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed more than 100 million employees worldwide and used those deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Their employee survey platform empowers leaders with the feedback, real-time reporting, and insights they need to make strategic people decisions. The Institute serves businesses, non-profits and government agencies in more than 60 countries and has conducted pioneering research on the characteristics of great workplaces for over three decades.
About Blue Yonder
Blue Yonder is the world leader in digital supply chain and omni-channel commerce fulfillment. Our intelligent, end-to-end platform enables retailers, manufacturers, and logistics providers to seamlessly predict, pivot and fulfill customer demand. With Blue Yonder, you can make more automated, profitable business decisions that deliver greater growth and re-imagined customer experiences. Blue Yonder – Fulfill your Potential™ blueyonder.com
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