Knowledge Base

  • Siemens Congleton - United Kingdom

    EFQM
    17 February 2017

    How to develop excellence beyond the limits of your organisation

    This insight focuses on “suppliers” and analysing how Siemens Congleton, developed excellence beyond the boundaries of their organisation. 

  • Leadership

    EFQM
    16 January 2017

    Bosch Security Systems, S.A. - Portugal

    2016 EFQM Excellence Award - Finalist

    By leadership, by example and a culture based approach, the Plant Manager has inspired the Management Team, the wider leadership team and all of the associates in the business to new and much higher levels of performance and behaviours.  

  • Communication

    EFQM
    16 January 2017

    Bosch Security Systems, S.A. - Portugal

    2016 EFQM Excellence Award - Finalist

    Different forms of communication are utilized for different purposes. These approaches are integrated in the several strategic deployment tools employed by the organization; e.g. face-to-face in daily management, SystemCIP, PointCIP, LeaderCIP to tackle strategic challenges and ways of working, the OK!Bosch magazine and information boards for general issues.

  • Global Manufacturing and Industry 4.0

    EFQM
    12 December 2016

    By Bosch Blaichach/Immernstadt - Germany

    Industry 4.0 or the fourth industrial revolution, is the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. It includes cyber-physical systems, the Internet of things and cloud computing. Industry 4.0 creates what has been called a "smart factory".

  • Executive Management of Natural Resources

    EFQM
    28 November 2016

    Coca-Cola Içecek Supply Chain - Turkey

    2016 EFQM Excellence Award - Finalist

    CCI Turkey SC is consistently working on optimising and reducing its environmental impact. Those activities have led to a consistent reduction in important environmental indicators to a best in class level compared with other organisations, e.g. water usage, waste water recycling, energy usage, waste recycling rate and CO2 emission. 

  • Job rotation

    EFQM
    28 November 2016

    Coca-Cola Içecek Supply Chain - Turkey

    2016 EFQM Excellence Award - Finalist

    CCI Turkey has a strong improvement culture resulting in a high number of suggestions through the CCIdea platform and strong people results for motivation and engagement. This approach for job rotation is also very strongly linked to the strategic management framework and the strategic pillar for people.  

  • Beyond the Award - How to keep the fire burning

    EFQM
    15 November 2016

    By BMW Group Plant Regensburg

    It is a grand and highly important moment in a company’s history when it is honored with the EFQM Excellence Award (EEA). Even bigger is the challenge to keep the momentum and to turn procedures into people’s mindsets and thus to reveal a deep desire for excellence and great performance. The presentation deals with questions concerning how this situation can be achieved, how to deal with risks and challenges and how to keep the “fire burning”. 

  • The Art of Innovation

    EFQM
    8 June 2016

    Everyone is talking about innovation, but what actually IS innovation, and what drives it? Are all forms of technical creativity real innovations? Is innovation actually always about technical stuff? Can innovation not also be about how to inspire people, or be about organizing your processes in a radically different way?

  • Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal - Strategy

    EFQM
    15 January 2016

    Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal

    2015 EFQM Excellence Award - Prize Winner in "Leading with vision, inspiration & integrity"

    Our success requires a common understanding of the direction we want to take. We create benefits for the society and our customers by providing convenient, safe and environmental- friendly mobility that inspires. That’s how we shape the future.

  • Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal - Results

    EFQM
    15 January 2016

    Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal

    2015 EFQM Excellence Award - Prize Winner in "Leading with vision, inspiration & integrity"

    In order to achieve a continuous improvement of energy performance, including energy efficiency, energy use and consumption, BrgP is implementing ISO 50001 - Energy Management systems.

  • Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal - Processes

    EFQM
    15 January 2016

    Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal

    2015 EFQM Excellence Award - Prize Winner in "Leading with vision, inspiration & integrity"

    Management Model by Processes BrgP has followed a process-oriented approach since 2002. It embodies concepts and definitions from CM, as well as Bosch's automotive process reference model (UBK-RM). BrgP's processes are defined based on its Mission, Vision and Values, in order to reach strategic goals.

  • Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal - People

    EFQM
    14 January 2016

    Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal

    2015 EFQM Excellence Award - Prize Winner in "Leading with vision, inspiration & integrity"

    Operating in a changing organization in a shifting environment, having qualified associates, motivated to constantly assume new challenges is the main focus of BrgP regarding people. This implies having a strong process with a set of efficient tools that steer the people’s development process and the highly capable managers, in order to make the system work.

  • Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal - Partnerships

    EFQM
    14 January 2016

    Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal

    2015 EFQM Excellence Award - Prize Winner in "Leading with vision, inspiration & integrity"

    Quality, reliability and innovation are fundamental pillars for our success and suppliers are the key to achieve that. Thus, BrgP is working in close partnership with the suppliers to develop regular improvement activities, namely related to the quality of the materials provided.

  • Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal - Leadership

    EFQM
    14 January 2016

    Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal

    2015 EFQM Excellence Award - Prize Winner in "Leading with vision, inspiration & integrity"

    The Mission and Vision are part of regular strategic discussions as a reminder of where we want to go and what drives our actions. These long-term guiding principles are reviewed annually in the workshop “Strategic Management Meeting”, but still fit well to the rapid changing environment. As guiding principles, the Management regularly discloses BrgP’s Mission and Vision to all associates through internal communication tools.

  • Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal - Key Information

    EFQM
    14 January 2016

    Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal

    2015 EFQM Excellence Award - Prize Winner in "Leading with vision, inspiration & integrity"

    BrgP was founded in 1990 under the name Blaupunkt Auto-Radio Portugal Lda. and produced car radios for the Blaupunkt brand. In 2008, the Car Multimedia division (CM) was restructured and the Blaupunkt brand was sold along with the aftermarket radio business segment. Since then, CM focused solely on original equipment for the car industry and BrgP was renamed Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal, S.A.

  • Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant - Strategy

    EFQM
    8 January 2016

    Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant - France

    2015 EFQM Excellence Award - Prize Winner in "Sustaining Outstanding Results" and "Developing Organisational Capability"

    Our Strategy consists of a set of core priorities (Strategic Challenges) that guide us in the mid-term future. They represent the basis for our Policy Deployment and target setting for the next year. 

  • Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant - Partnerships & Resources

    EFQM
    8 January 2016

    Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant - France

    2015 EFQM Excellence Award - Prize Winner in "Sustaining Outstanding Results" and "Developing Organisational Capability"

    At RzP, we believe that a company’s success depends not only on internal know-how and tools, but also on a network of competent partners and suppliers. We define partnerships as sustainable relationships based on mutual benefit, supported by a long-term contract. They are managed by the S4 process. 

  • Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant - Results

    EFQM
    8 January 2016

    Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant - France

    2015 EFQM Excellence Award - Prize Winner in "Sustaining Outstanding Results" and "Developing Organisational Capability"

    Our Key Performance Results (KPR) focus on the performance of our global business. They show the achievement of our strategy and therefore of our competitiveness improvement. 

  • Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant - Key Information

    EFQM
    8 January 2016

    Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant - France

    2015 EFQM Excellence Award - Prize Winner in "Sustaining Outstanding Results" and "Developing Organisational Capability"

    Bosch is one of the World’s largest automotive suppliers. The Diesel Systems division (DS) is part of the company’s business sector “Mobility Solutions”. Its headquarters are based in Stuttgart Feuerbach, Germany. Bosch manufactured the first series-produced diesel injection system as early as 1927. Since then, Bosch has continually enhanced the diesel engine to make it a clean, powerful, and efficient drive system. 

  • Sustainability Results

    EFQM
    16 December 2015

    Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant

    2015 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in Sustaining Outstanding Results and Developing Organisational Capability  

    RzP has a 20 year history of implementing CSR as a core strategy of its organisation. Linked with dedicated finance controllers for the different manufacturing sectors as well as facility management, maintenance, and purchasing, the combined achievement of cost and environmental targets have been achieved.  

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