SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies in the “experience economy” to achieve simplicity and excellence in business operations, so they are equipped to face any challenges that may arise in the future. SAP Taiwan has been a dedicated company in the local market for more than 20 years. With a global vision and solid knowledge of the local industry, SAP Taiwan provides business advice to solve operating pain points for companies of all sizes and in all industries, assisting customers to transform into intelligent enterprises, which lead to upgrading industries.
For SAP Taiwan, “experience economy” is not just customers’ experience with our solutions, but also our employees’ experience within the company. Therefore, we listen carefully to our employees to provide excellent working experience for them. We create a great working environment with four pillars: diversified corporate culture, comprehensive career and growth plan, employees’ health physically and psychologically, also corporate social responsibility.
DIVERSITY FOSTERS INNOVATION
SAP Taiwan believes that only companies with diversity and inclusion can foster innovation. We embrace and encourage different perspectives and believe that we are stronger with our unique combination of gender, age and culture. This culture of inclusion not only makes us a great place to work, but also drives the success of our business. When people feel free to express their opinions and accept each other’s differences, the result is greater engagement, better working environment and creativity.
SAP’s efforts to create a workforce with diversity and inclusion have earned us EDGE (Economic Dividends for Gender Equality) certification. One example is the SAP Business Women’s Network, which aims to help women advance their careers by building strong relationships, sharing professional insights and explore other possibilities. For example, we have invited experts such as well-known make-up artists, fitness instructors and dietitians to provide professional advice from different areas, so that every woman in SAP Taiwan can enjoy their work and life.
COMPREHENSIVE CAREER PLAN IS THE FOUNDATION OF INTELLIGENT ENTERPRISE
At SAP Taiwan, we aim to help our employees build the capability and mindset required to succeed in today’s and tomorrow’s challenges. Therefore, we leverage our global resources and provide a comprehensive career development and growth plan, so that employees can learn their options at SAP Taiwan and carry out their career planning from their first day. Moreover, our Mentoring Program provides individual assistance to employees when they encounter difficulties in everyday work.
To encourage our employees to demonstrate their strength and ensure their outstanding performance are valued, we regularly recognize outstanding colleagues locally and globally. In addition, we encourage employees to expand their interests outside of the workplace and drive more creativity into our corporate culture and achieve the concept of an intelligent enterprise.
BUILD A HEALTHY WORKPLACE WITH HEALTHY EMPLOYEES
SAP Taiwan believes that it is our responsibility to create a healthy workplace, so that employees can be free of worries at work. A healthy workplace includes employees’ physical and psychological health and the care of their families. In addition to the annual health examination, SAP Taiwan this year launched the 10,000- step program with Fit@SAP APP, which was developed by SAP. Employees can monitor their progress towards the goal of 10,000 steps and be reminded daily to pay attention to their physical health in their busy work life from the APP.
In terms of caring for employees and their families, SAP Taiwan provides EAP (Employee Assistance Program) to assist employees and their families. Employees and their family members can reach out to professional counselling for any difficult situations, including psychological consultations and legal advice. In addition, SAP Taiwan organizes activities such as family day and family trips regularly to thank the employees’ family members for their support and encouragement and strengthen the connection between the company and employees’ families.
GIVE BACK TO THE SOCIETY WITH EMPLOYEES
Our enduring vision is to make the world a better place and improve people’s lives, hence we actively lead our employees to engage in charity events. Every year, we select a group of people that needs help and offer our contribution. For example, in the past, we have held blood donations and book donations, in which our employees can participate in helping those in need.
This May, SAP teamed up with the Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation to hold Wings for Life World Run 2019, a charity event set to take place simultaneously in Munich, Germany; Sunrise, U.S.; and Taichung, Taiwan to raise money for spinal cord research and help those who need to depend on wheelchairs for the rest of their lives. SAP Taiwan also calls on our colleagues to participate and run for those who can’t. We believe that giving back to the society, we can bring positive impact to the society.