Being an employee is yet another great task. From abiding with office rules to getting all the tasks done on time is must. Though at some point, it is no surprise that we all hate the corporate style of working. While sometimes your boss threatens to fire you when traffic got you late to work or often when you have to sit in the office late night just because of your colleagues mistake.
Well there are more such reasons. As we came across the rules framed up by some of the leading corporate giants, we thought it would be a kick for you this week and do share some of the khurki ideas with your boss. Who knows it may just work out and make your professional life comfortable.
Take a look!
Philips (Gurugram Branch): No parking? Go home!
If the employees working for Philips don’t get a parking slot, they can go back and work from home. The logic behind such a step is very simple and highly creative. They say the idea that logging in from home will be more productive and quicker than finding parking.
Future Group: Traffic woes? Work from home!
A Mumbai-based retail company, Future Group understands the struggles faced by its employees. So they let the workers decide their own work hours, giving them a relief from traffic. The company allows its employees to come to office between 8.30 AM to 10.30 AM and they can leave after eight hours.
Coca Cola: Daily tasks done, go home!
The local office of Coca-Cola has introduces flexible work hours that allows its employees to avoid heavy traffic hours. To facilitate it, the company starts 30 minutes early and let their employees leave by 5:15 PM so that the workers can avoid the peak traffic hours.
Microsoft: Company owned transportation system
Going with the need of the hour and initiating equal transportation system for all. The Hyderabad branch of Microsoft has several company owned buses and cabs that facilitate station to station pick up and drop. This facility is a great benefit for the female employees specially.
American Express South Asia: Care for environment with a car-free Tuesday
AmEx South Asia which has its offices on Golf Course Road and Cyber City attempts to promote use of Public transport and reduce pollution. With an effort to make an environment friendly work culture, it keeps the second day of the week as car free Tuesday. This in turn also reduces the traffic rush.
SAP Labs: Freedom to come and leave at any time
Bengaluru based SAP Labs has no strict timing as to when their employees come and go. The employees themselves decide their work hours and can leave when their work is done. The logic is simple, it’s the productivity that matters not the timings. So basically if you finish the given work early, you are free to leave early. What a rule right?
PriceWaterhouseCoopers India: An employee’s best friend
PriceWaterhouseCoopers India, the global consultancy firm, is always aware of its employees, their struggles and transportation ease whenever they open a new branch. In the case of its third office in Mumbai, it decided upon the city’s commercial area of Goregaon. Now as they have decided to open a new branch in the National Capital region, the company is looking out for a suitable location in Noida. The logic being that its employees should be able to maintain a work life balance as the productivity increases when its workers are happy and at ease.
KPMG India: Work from anywhere.
KPMG India has an interesting working policy, that allows its workers to work from anywhere, be it the location of a client or home. The only condition being that the given task is completed effectively and is subject to monitoring by its managers.
Infosys: Environment-friendly transport services
Infosys, the tech giant, is promoting eco-friendly and cost effective transportation by promoting the use of public transportation such as buses, cabs and cycles for more than 1.79 lakh employees. In Pune, a very interesting campaign was launched by Infosys called “Ab Bus Karo”, to encourage its employees to take company buses to its development center. While in Bengaluru, the company is encouraging employees to travel by cycle to the office.
Bacardi and other Gurgaon firms: Work from home!
Bacardi, Ericsson, Samsung and Amway, which have their headquarters in Gurgaon, have devised several ways like promoting use of Public transport, flexible timings and encouraging people to work from home.
Isn’t it actually crazy and fun being part of such organisation that thinks out of the box. Well try suggesting some ideas to your boss for good of all. Though this should not be the reason of you getting fired and if you know any such quirky office rules by other firms, feel free to share with us in the comment box.