Rockwell Automation India recently won the ‘HR Excellence Award’ in the Golden Peacock Awards, which is a major recognition framework to mark successes and accomplishments for the HR fraternity in India. It recognises leading organisations and practitioners in the drive for impactful human capital strategies. It has a robust evaluation process with ‘Self-Appraisal Report’ and providing information for two performance cycle to validate information.
The evaluation criteria are:
HR strategy and its linkage with business objective
Employee physical and mental well-being
Change Management Strategy and success story
Talent Management Strategy and succession planning
Effective, creative and proactive people practices
Diversity strategy and Inclusion agenda
HR Communication and branding
Developing HR team capabilities
The chairman of the awards was the Justice M N Venkatachaliah, Chairman, Institute of Directors and former Chief Justice, Supreme Court of India. The award applications were assessed at three levels by independent assessors and finally by a grand jury.
The award was presented on March 4, 2020 at International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility and Golden Peacock Awards Ceremony, Mumbai, India.
During this event, Dilip Sawhney, Regional Director, Rockwell Automation India shared his perspective on ‘Corporate Social Responsibility – Stakeholders Perspective on Responsibility, Ethics & Trust’, as one of the speaker at the event. He mentioned about the company’s commitment towards leading with integrity, both at an employee level and as an organisation; shared about corporate responsibility and sustainability as an imperatives to grow the company in the right way, and their customer know they can trust this company, and the employees are proud to work for the company.
As the winner of this award, they had an opportunity to share HR best practices at Rockwell Automation with various organisation participating in the event. Subrat Sharma, India HR Head and Asia Pacific HR Business Partner, Rockwell Automation India shared about their focus as a HR function: being a strategic partner, design thinking, agility at the core, functional expertise. And their success stories around growth, change enabler, segmented talent strategy.
This recognition is a differentiator for Rockwell Automation in the talent market – in attracting and retaining talent. It gives the company a competitive advantage with employees, customers, suppliers and partners.