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  • Winners of the 5th International Best Practice Competition

    The 5th International Best Practice Competition was held at NMIMS University, Mumbai, India, 25/26th April 2017. The Best Practice Competition encourages organizations to share their best operational and managerial practices, processes, systems, and initiatives and learn from the experience of others.

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  • Winners of the 1st Organisation-Wide Innovation Award

    The 1st Organisation-Wide Innovation Award was held at NMIMS University, Mumbai, India, 25/26th April 2017. This award recognises organisations that have embraced best practice learning and combined this learning with their own ideas and creativity to become highly innovative.

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  • To invent your organization’s future, experiment, question, sometimes fail

    Create an innovation advantage for your organization by letting go of industrial-age principles, embracing imagination, and experimenting even if you might fail, said Polly LaBarre, co-founder and director of Management Lab (MLab) and co-founder of MIX (Management Innovation eXchange). LaBarre, who delivered the 29th Annual Quest for Excellence Conference keynote presentation, said, "You cannot ha...

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  • Being remarkable from the boardroom to the bedside

    "Remarkable" means extraordinary, uncommon, worthy of notice or attention, unusual. Would you use that word to describe your place of work? How about your hospital? Now imagine how much more confidence you would have in your health care provider if it had proven itself to be extraordinary or remarkable. Baldrige Award recipient Hill Country Memorial continues to work toward being remarkable ever...

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  • An exploration of innovation: An organization’s only insurance against irrelevance

    Addressing some probing questions-such as "How do you create a DNA-deep, sustaining capacity for innovation?" "What does it mean to be a leader in a creative, connected, disruptive world?" and "How do you create organizations that unleash rather than squash human potential?"-LaBarre will reveal practical, high-impact ways to innovate, adapt, and succeed, redefining how leadership, change, innovati...

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  • It started out about an award, it ended up about operational improvement

    Throughout the almost 30-year history of the Baldrige Award, high-achieving organizations that might already be tops in their industries have been attracted to the idea of winning this highest, national, Presidential award for organizational performance excellence-another feather in their caps and highlight for customers and investors. But often, the journey to the award becomes something more. Th...

  • South African Quality Institutes latest news

    South African Quality Institute (SAQI) http://www.saqi.co.za is the national body that co-ordinates the Quality effort in South Africa. Their monthly newsletter is an excellent source of information to keep up with the latest quality issues in South Africa.

  • Finally, evidence that managing for the long term pays off

    Companies deliver superior results when executives manage for long-term value creation and resist pressure from analysts and investors to focus excessively on meeting Wall Street's quarterly earnings expectations. This has long seemed intuitively true to us. We've seen companies such as Unilever, AT&T, and Amazon succeed by sticking resolutely to a long-term view. And yet we have not had the compr...

  • The Most important management skill

    I've been teaching management and leadership skills now for over 25 years to new managers and supervisors as well as to seasoned veterans. I've met, researched, and worked with some of today's renowned leaders including Captain Mike Abrashoff, Warren Bennis, Marshall Goldsmith, Jack Welch, Sir Richard Branson, John Kotter, Dave Ulrich, Pat Lencioni, and many others.

  • Best Practice Report – Achieving High Levels of Employee Happiness

    Evidence from decades of research has shown that improving happiness in the work­place delivers significant increases in profit, productivity, and innovation; it also leads to substantial cost savings. Happier workers are healthier, more effective team players, and provide better customer service. Happier businesses attract top talent, and are more likely to retain their best workers.

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  • Gettging airborne: Cultural transformation in the Navy

    When Ernie Spence arrived as the new commanding officer for the Navy's largest F-18 training squadron, he was met with disarray. Of the squadron's 117 planes, most had fallen into disrepair - leaving just one plane safe to fly. As a result, the team responsible for training about 60 percent of Navy squadron pilots was more than a year and a half behind schedule.

  • Podcast: Benchmarking – An interview with Dr Robin Mann

    Listen to Dr Robin Mann, Head of the Centre of Organisational Excellence Research at Massey University, discussing one of the most powerful, yet greatly underused organisational improvement methods – best practice benchmarking. This was an interview by Michael Voss (CEO of Pyxis and MichaelVossNZ.com).

  • It’s not how much you practise, but how often

    Like many people, I like to make resolutions at the start of new year. New Scientist reported that only 10% of the resolutions made in January will survive until December. In many instances, it is because new habits were not formed so we can make the necessary changes to our lives.

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  • The ups and downs in an evolution of excellence

    According to Merriam-Webster's dictionary, an evolution is a process of continuous change from a lower, simpler, or worse to a higher, more complex, or better state. Here's a story of an organizational evolution that includes a recession, natural disasters, and growth-and the excellence that came out of it.

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  • 5th International Best Practice Competition – 2nd Call for Entries

    The Best Practice Competition, will be held in Mumbai, India, 25/26th April 2017 courtesy of BestPrax Club. The competition serves as a unique opportunity to share and learn best practices from around the globe. To date we have received applications from Fiji, Iran, Sri Lanka, UAE.

  • The Impact of the Baldrige Award … 15+ Years Later

    Earlier this month, 2001 Baldrige Award-winning University of Wisconsin–Stout hosted a lively campus engagement session. The university holds the so-called "You Said… We Did" sessions each January to demonstrate its responsiveness to the input of its employees and students.

  • Interim results on the first global assessment on the current state of organizational excellence

    The assessment was launched in 2015 by the Organizational Excellence Technical Committee (QMD, ASQ) and conducted voluntarily by Organizational Excellence Specialists. Following the preliminary update on March 22, 2016, this is the second report on the interim results.

  • Baldridge Excellence Framework – 2017 Criteria emphasises 2 areas that no business can ignore

    The Baldrige Excellence Framework or the Criteria for Performance Excellence, has for the past 30 years, captured the essence of what excellent performing organisations do. It describes what it takes for an organisation to be sustainably successful in the long term. Reviewed every two years the Criteria changes are made to reflect the current business environment. The changes in the Criteria provi...

  • Future uncertain? Focus on efficiency, stewardship

    With new policies and directions from an incoming Presidential administration, and the news media theorizing about uncertain futures for organizations across the economic spectrum, U.S. organizations, more than ever, need to ensure that they are efficient and effective with their resources and, most importantly, are providing real value to their customers.

  • Building employee trust: Tips validated by the Baldrige excellence framework

    In an online Harvard Business Review article this month, Sue Bingham, an expert on creating high-performing workplaces, addresses a growing concern among business leaders today that employees don't trust their organizations. She then describes four practices to build employee trust. Those who have already read the latest edition (2017–2018) of the Baldrige Excellence Framework will see that Bingha...

  • What America still needs, part 2

    In the previous blog, I talked about the role of the Baldrige Excellence Framework and Criteria for Performance Excellence in enabling organizations of all kinds to achieve sustainable high performance. As I stated, a critical factor in this is the ongoing process of keeping the Baldrige Criteria at the leading edge of validated leadership and performance practices.

  • What America still needs, part 1

    the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program released the 2017–2018 Baldrige Excellence Framework (Business/Nonprofit version). This booklet includes the 26th version of the Criteria for Performance Excellence published by the program since 1988.

  • Learning from the Asian focus on excellence

    The past year saw an increased focus on Excellence both in Australia and overseas. The pace of economic and social change continues to accelerate. Innovation is now a necessity for all organisations - no one is immune. Staying static is no longer an option.

  • A successful first year for Dubai We Learn

    This first year of "Dubai We Learn - Knowledge Sharing and Innovation Initiative" came to an end in October 2016. This initiative, for government entities in Dubai, has seen the Dubai Government Excellence Program (DGEP) and COER working closely together to deliver a range of knowledge sharing and organisational learning activities designed to fast-track organisational improvement and stimulate in...

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  • Baldrige Cyber – A new era in the Baldrige program begins!

    Our goal is to empower [organizations] of every size and every sector with the right tools to secure themselves in a [cyber] threat landscape that is ever-evolving. Static, checklist-style compliance just won't do. In business and in government, we all must move towards dynamic, accountable approaches to cyber risk management.

  • Companies with highly engaged workforce are 21% more profitable

    The Relationship Between Engagement at Work and Organisational Studies, a report published by Gallup in April 2016 is a sophisticated analysis of 339 research studies across 230 organisations in 49 industries with employees in 73 countries. It covers 82,248 business units and 1,882,131 employees.

  • South African Quality Institutes latest news

    South African Quality Institute (SAQI) http://www.saqi.co.za is the national body that co-ordinates the Quality effort in South Africa. Their monthly newsletter is an excellent source of information to keep up with the latest quality issues in South Africa.

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Generated 8 months ago

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  • Bringing a systems approach to U.S. population health

    Every year a new cohort of Baldrige Executive Fellows gains intensive knowledge about leading organizations to excellence through cross-sector, peer-to-peer learning hosted at the sites of Baldrige Award recipients. Every Baldrige Fellow completes a capstone project as part of the executive leadership program.

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  • 7 mistakes good Managers NEVER make

    Finding good workforce is never easy. On the other hand, you can often hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving. Needless to say, having good people quit is very disruptive and incredibly costly. But once the employee has left, managers usually blame some external factors, while the real reason is left unsaid: People leave jobs because of bad management.

  • Benchmark Memo: September 2016

    Read our Standard Benchmark Memo (for all members) or our SPRING Singapore Benchmark Memo (for members from Singapore)

  • BPIR Newsletter: September 2016

    Welcome to September's edition of the BPIR Newsletter. sharing with you best practices, improvement tools, and events.

  • Eight powerful ways to generate great ideas

    For most of my professional life, I've studied the creative habits of highly successful innovators and the organizations they lead. Turns out there's wide variance in how these individuals achieve greatness. A common trait emerges in how they approach idea generation. Virtually every one of them at some point devised a conscious process to stimulate the input, throughput and output of ideas on a c...

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