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Google world's best multinational company to work for: Survey

Software giant Microsoft was ranked fourth by human resources consultancy 'Great Place to Work Institute'

Press Trust of India  |  New York 

Internet giant Google has emerged as the world's best multinational company to work for, followed by software developer SAS Institute and network storage provider NetApp in the second and third place, respectively.

Software giant Microsoft was ranked fourth by human resources consultancy 'Great Place to Work Institute', which has compiled a list of 25 such

There is no India-based company in this list and all 25 firms are either American or European.

Others in the top 10 include W L Gore & Associates, which was ranked 5th on the list, followed by personal and household goods maker Kimberly-Clark (6th), hospitality giant Marriott (7th), consumer goods firm Diageo (8th), National Instruments (9th) and IT company Cisco (10th).

While there are no Asian in the list, and 9 out of the top 10 positions have been occupied by US firms. London-based Diageo was the only firm in the top 10 which did not belong to the United States.

This year, more than 6,000 participated in national Best Companies list competitions in more than 45 countries across the world. The organisations featured in this list represent the 25 Best Multinational Workplaces in the world.

"The 25 companies on the 2013 World's Best Multinational Workplaces list set a high standard for us all. Their outstanding achievement builds a better society by creating great workplaces," it said.

The list also includes Autodesk ranked at the 11th place, followed by Monsanto (12th), BBVA (13th), American Express (14th), Hilti (15th), Telefonica (16th), Accor (17th), Quintiles (18th), SC Johnson (19th), FedEx Express (20th), Atento (21st), Mars (22nd), McDonald's (23rd), The Coca-Cola Company (24th) and Novartis (25th).

Together, these companies employ more than 11.9 million employees.

These companies were selected from more than 1,000 corporations, they have appeared on at least 5 national Best Workplaces lists, have at least 5,000 employees worldwide, have at least 40% (or 5,000 employees) of their workforce based outside their home country.

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First Published: Wed, October 23 2013. 18:18 IST