MTN Leads In Ghana With First Investor In People Accreditation

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MTN Ghana, has received the prestigious Investors in People (IiP) accreditation, the first company in Ghana to receive this accreditation.

Awarded by United Kingdom-based Investors in People, the accreditation formally recognizes MTN Ghana as an organisation that invests in people and meets the quality standard set out by IiP accreditation framework. The accreditation is also in line with the practices of high performing global companies.

The accreditation follows MTN’s passing a rigorous assessment process that has been developed over 20 years and is respected internationally. Investor in People sets a standard for good people management practices and is internationally recognized. The coveted accreditation is a confirmation that a company engages in the best global people practices.

Investor in People is one of the world’s leading people management standards, and is a business improvement tool designed to help organizations develop performance through their people.

Working with Investors in People is proven to improve organizational output for companies. Over the last 20 years, Investors in People has helped more than 20,000 businesses around the world improve, using their Accreditation Framework to boost working culture, increase employee engagement and encourage game-changing leadership.

A statement from an assessor of MTN’s people management performance underscores the company’s commitment to high people management standards. “May I offer an enormous well done to MTN Ghana.

This was a very strong result both for the Core Standard and the relevant evidence requirements in the wider IiP Framework. The way they are integrated and aligned across the wider ecosystem which is MTN Ghana and its wider stakeholders is also immensely impressive. I feel inspired and I have also learned a great deal from MTN Ghana with regards to the whole system working aligned to community/business need within the wider country perspective”.

In an interview, an elated Human Resource Executive Amma Benneh-Amponsah said, “this IiP accreditation validates MTN’s continued focus on embedding excellence in our people management practices that ultimately translates into the customer experiences at all MTN touch points. To have received this accreditation after the very first assessment is extremely gratifying, as we have continuously worked hard to build an empowered team.This award gives us even greater motivation to do more to bring out the best in all MTN Ghana employees.”

Commenting on the company’s accreditation, MTN’s CEO Serame Taukobong said, “MTN Ghana is obviously delighted to be in the prestigious company of other strong global brands that have won this accreditation. The credit for this goes to the dedicated staff we have in this company. We consider this, coming after winning several awards in 2014, a great inspiration for us to serve our customers even better”.

The IiP accreditation affirms the strength of the Investing In Talent pillar of the MTN Ghana Employee Value Proposition.

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