TOKYO – February 7, 2014 – Works Applications, Japan’s largest ERP software provider, today announced it was ranked as Number 2 in the 2014 "Great Places to Work” survey conducted by the Great Places to Work Institute Japan (GPTW). Works Applications has consistently been selected as one of the top five best places to work in Japan based on desirable attributes such as credibility, respect, fairness, camaraderie, and pride.
Works Applications’ company philosophy is to create a workplace environment where employees feel supported and empowered. Employee job satisfaction is of primary importance to management. Questionnaire results obtained after the survey show that this philosophy resonates with staff; employees rated Works Applications management highly in the category of credibility and support for employee career objectives.
Based on survey results from last year, Works Applications implemented various improvements to internal systems and compensation structures, leading to improved rankings for 2014. The company intends to take a critical look at the responses from the current survey and make changes accordingly to ensure a high quality work environment.
About Great Places to Work
The Great Places to Work Institute Japan (GPTW) conducts the "Great Places to Work" survey in more than 45 countries worldwide to analyze and evaluate companies based on global, common standards of business excellence. Results are summarized in an annual “Great Places to Work” ranking and are published in leading media including Fortune Magazine. The survey encompasses more than 5,500 participating companies and is currently in its eighth year of operation.
About Works Applications
Works Applications was founded in 1996. Its ERP software package system, COMPANY is used by more than 7,000 organizations to support their core businesses. Works Applications holds nearly 35 percent market share in Japan, the largest of any ERP provider in that market. The company serves customers in all major industries, including healthcare, education, manufacturing, energy and transportation; customers include 1,000 of the largest Japanese brand name companies and subsidiaries. Works Applications employs 3,000+ people worldwide, with offices in Tokyo, Shanghai, Singapore, New York, Los Angeles, and Chennai.