Oxford College of Business, Sri Lanka’s leading higher education provider, has been recognized as a Best Workplace in Asia for 2019 by Great Place to Work® (GPW), the global people analytics and consulting firm known for its annual Best Workplaces list. Furthermore, Oxford College of Business is also proud to announce that it has been placed among the top 25 Best Places to Work for in Sri Lanka in 2019 for the 6th consecutive year by Great Place To Work institute together with Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and LMD at the awards ceremony which was held on the 5th of July at Shangri- La Hotel Colombo amid a large gathering of distinguished guests. The Company also won the Gold Award for the Best in the Small Size Enterprise Category measuring progress this year on new initiatives to elevate its good leadership, employee engagement, and organizational culture in alignment with the GPW Institute.
Amongst the big names of the business in Asia
Recognized amongst the big names of the business in Asia, in the Small & Medium Enterprise category including Hulu (China), Royal Plaza on Scots (Singapore), Primal Finance (India), Oxford College of Business proudly sits in 20th position. “I Give all Honour, Glory and Praise to my Lord, God and Saviour Christ Jesus alone for the blessing bestowed upon Oxford College of Business. We are extremely honoured to be recognized as a leading employer and best-practice workplace in Asia,” said Malindu Ranasinghe, Director/CEO, Oxford College of Business. “It is important that our employees are always motivated and engaged because they determine the success of our company. We treat our employees the way we would like them to treat our customers, by fostering a culture of authenticity, responsibility, dignity, performance and results. This award is testament to the passion and energy that each one of us brings with us to work every day to make Oxford College of Business a Great Place to Work in Asia.”
An organization that is continually pushing boundaries
As an organization that is continually pushing boundaries and innovating above and beyond what its students want, the transformation Oxford College of Business has gone through over the past 6 years with its recent reinvention – across brand, product and internally – has echoed within all layers of the organization. The GPW listings each year are largely based on information shared anonymously by employees who are invited to rate their workplace on details such as trust, sense of pride and camaraderie. Other aspects include the GPTW’s evaluation of company human resources practices and policies.
“I’m proud to lead a team of people so passionate and skilled. As a company, we thrive on problem solving and doing things smarter, in order to better serve our customers, and this award is testament to the culture at Oxford College of Business, where every team member plays a crucial part in driving innovation – both internally, and for our students. Our culture has been an important factor in our success and the continued reinvention of the company and it takes a team to succeed like we have, and I thank everyone at Oxford College of Business for their commitment and hard work.”