WAP Selected as "Best Company" among over 940 companies in 9 Asian Countries for Two Consecutive Years

Works Applications Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer: Masayuki Makino; hereinafter "WAP"), today announced that it has received "Best Company" award in the second "The Best Workplaces in Asia" list (2016) issued by the Great Place to Work Institute (hereinafter "GPTW").
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"The Best Workplaces in Asia" is a list of the top 25 companies selected from among more than 940 companies (500+ employees) with offices in 9 countries in Asia and Oceania regions (Japan, China, South Korea, Singapore, India, Australia, Sri Lanka, UAE, and Saudi Arabia).
WAP received high evaluations in the following three aspects – "Trust in management", "Pride in work and the company", and "Sense of community" – based on employee surveys. This is the second consecutive year WAP has received the "Best Company" award. In Japan, WAP has been receiving the "Best Company" award for nine consecutive years in "The Best Places to Work" (2016) list of GPTW Japan.
As part of WAP’s recent effort in its overseas expansion, the company has been actively hiring from Asia and Oceania regions including China, Singapore, India, Thailand, Bangladesh, Viet Nam, Indonesia, etc. Since 2009, WAP’s non-Japanese employee ratio has grown to close to 30%.
WAP aims to “improve work of all companies in the world”. To achieve this goal, the company strives to stir innovation within by offering equal opportunities and a diverse global working environment to all of its employees in all countries.


【About Great Place to Work Institute】
160317働きがいアジア(英語)_2.pngThe Great Place to Work Institute is a professional organization active in more than 49 countries  throughout the world that performs surveys and analyzes related to workplace motivation, and which publishes lists in leading media of companies or organizations that have achieved a certain level. In the United States, the Great Places to Work ranking is published in Fortune Magazine every January, and being included in the list is considered proof of being a leading company.


◆What is a Great Place to Work?
The Great Place to Work Institute defines a Great Place to Work as follow.
"A great place to work is one in which you trust the people you work for, have pride in what you do, and enjoy the people you work with.”
The institute uses a unique method in which a company is not evaluated through external parties or how institutionally refined it is, but rather by using the results of a direct survey of employees who work at that company.

Media Contact:

Works Applications
Hiromi Kaneda, Chuzen Kin
Email: publicrelations@worksap.com