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People Power

Innovation is what keeps Accenture going. In turn, it does everything it can to help employees meet their career and wellness goals.

His travel schedules could compare with some of the most elite business travellers. Last year, Saswat Kumar Swain, 36, Associate Manager at Accenture, Bengaluru, spent six months in Sweden and, in the remaining part of the year, found himself in a different Indian city every two months. That the technology architect is wheel chair bound and suffers from 'osteogenesis imperfecta,' or brittle bone disease, did not seem to matter as he went about his work training next generation architects and meeting clients. "The culture of this organisation is the biggest attraction. The company is spread across geographies but works on similar values whose centrepiece is respect for people. People take pride in what they do here," he says with a

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