Over 1000 employees participated in 15 events over five days at GMU Sports complex
Thumbay Group Human Resource department organized ‘Thumbay Olympics’ from 7-11 December 2014. Over 1000 Thumbay group employees participated in Throw Ball, Lawn Tennis, Swimming, 100 meters Race, 400 meter Relay, Table Tennis, Badminton, Squash, Football, Cricket, Volley Ball, Basket Ball, Tug of War, and a friendly Kabaddi Match. 14 different sports were facilitated with more than 145 successive events conducted at GMU sport ground and Body & Soul. More than 1000 man heads participated in successive events.
Prof. Gita Ashok Raj Provost Gulf Medical University inaugurated the event and flagged off the parade by all participating teams. She also revealed the Thumbay Olympics Cup in the presence of Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Director Operations Healthcare and Retail, Thumbay Group.
Founder President of Thumbay Group Mr. Thumbay Moideen distributed the prizes in a specially organized function. Speaking on the occasion he appreciated the enthusiastic participation of the employees, irrespective of their rank in the organization. He encouraged them with his inspiring words. He said that he can foresee tremendous growth in the organization in the years to come. He thanked everyone for being loyal to the company. He connected with employees by understanding the strengths and motivations of each team member; and said that their strong relationships build trust and create engagement in the workplace.
According to the Senior HR executives at Thumbay Group, employees are one of the top most drivers of productivity and economic growth of the organization. Employee engagement is an emergent property of relationship between the employees and the organization. We believe an “engaged employee” is fully absorbed by and is an enthusiast who voluntarily takes positive actions to enhance the organization’s reputation and interests.
Employee engagement builds strong relationships and network to understand what exactly motivates and excites employees, both inside and outside of the workplace. Employee Engagement enhances strong Teamwork while making all team members feel like valuable contributors to the team. Employee Engagement ensures employee as a change element and employees exhibit as Brand ambassadors.
Thumbay group witnessed Thumbay Olympics, where all business verticals under the group came together to participate & compete with each other. We witnessed, played & cherished each moment at Thumbay Olympics, said Moideen Farhad, Director Hospitality Division, which won the overall trophy.