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  • EFQM Good Practice - Objectivity

    Ready, Steady, Hire!

    EFQM
    8 March 2017

    Objectivity Bespoke Software Specialists Sp. z.o.o.

    Recognised for Excellence 5 Star - 2015

    We think about the people every time we want to implement a new idea – no matter if we think about the project development or a company life. We take care of our employees and try to bring more than a little happiness and fulfilment to their work at Objectivity. This process begins before people even start working for us. 

  • Driving beyond the limits

    EFQM
    22 December 2016

    By Mika Hakkinen - Former Finnish professional racing driver, double F1 World Champion

    Beyond means doing something that you might not realise you are capable of...  Discover Mika Hakkinen's great contribution to the EFQM Forum 2016.

  • The new ISO Standards on management systems and the EFQM Excellence Model

    EFQM
    22 December 2016
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    By Ruud Stassen, INK, and NEN.

    ISO 9001 and the EFQM Excellence Model are different approaches for different purposes. ISO contributes to consistent delivery of products and services that meet customer requirements and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements and aims to enhance customer satisfaction. The EFQM Excellence Model supports organisations on their journey to excellence, taking into account all their stakeholders. 

     

  • Drivers for Excellence

    EFQM
    8 December 2016
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    Learning from role model practices

    A new format for EFQM to communicate value propositions we offer to EFQM members, based on our Fundamental Concepts for Excellence. Each of the Drivers for Excellence can be related to strategic challenges organisations face today who are aiming for Excellence.  Discover the practices from EFQM Excellence Award Applicants from 2012 to 2016.

  • Spreading Excellence

    EFQM
    8 December 2016
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    In this Member Newsletter, you will read about Leadership and People in an article from Riëtta Klijn but also about Agility through a contribution from Pedro Juarez. We also share with you news from the network and news from EFQM. Read further...

  • Benchmarking Scoring Report 2016

    EFQM
    25 November 2016
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    EFQM Excellence Award 2016

    The EFQM Excellence Model provides a framework to compare the relative performance of any organisation, regardless of size, sector or maturity. This report is your access to an overview of the scoring profiles, a comparison of 2016 vs. 2015, as well as several examples picturing the evolution of organisations which, after applying to the EFQM Excellence Awards, have acted on the feedback produced by the EFQM Excellence Assessors, and once again participated in this process.

  • Excellence Beyond

    EFQM
    15 November 2016
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    By Prof. Vittorio Cesarotti, Università di Roma "Tor Vergata"

    Excellence is a moving concept, both in organisations and in real life. And it moves fast. Sometimes driven by a growing economy, sometimes finding new roads to support organisations to emerge from critical moments. In the last 25 years EFQM has had a crucial role in the movement for excellence in Europe and beyond. Why?

  • EFQM LEADING EXCELLENCE BEYOND THE LIMITS

    EFQM
    15 November 2016
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    By EFQM

    Leading Excellence beyond the limits is an invitation to engage into actions to go much further and positively surprise all stakeholders. How about happy employees, intuitive leaders, delighted customers, innovative and creative services far ahead of competition, creating today the sustainable future, being a global role model … now? Using the full potential of your entire organisation can take you beyond the limits of your own challenging strategic targets!  

  • It's all about the Award

    EFQM
    18 October 2016
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    In this edition of the Member Newsletter you will read about the outcome of the EFQM Excellence Award 2016 and get opportunities to learn from Role Model organisations. We also bring you a look at Global Performance Excellence Models around the world but also a few tips on Managing with Agility. Dive further if you'd like to discover more...

  • New developments & Cybersecurity

    EFQM
    20 May 2016
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    This April we share with you the latest developments among the EFQM Network: The French Senate rewarding most performing enterprises, the signature of a MoU with DGEP, the launch of the new Qualified Assessor Training or the opening of the registrations to the EFQM Forum 2016. Dive further and you will read an article from Xavier Rubiralta, an expert sharing on Cybersecurity seen through the prism of EFQM. 

  • Managing with Agility

    EFQM
    7 April 2016
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    In this Member Newsletter you will find a section with article on how some of our members have used the EFQM Excellence Model and approaches to improve their business performance. You will also find an interesting article from José Antonio Calvo about an agile approach using the Scrum tool for project and process management. Keep reading to find out more...

  • Sharing with the Community

    EFQM
    18 February 2016
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    We would like to invite you to absorb and enjoy the content of this January 2016 EFQM Member Newsletter. It starts with a clear message from the EFQM Board of Directors who highlight the needs of our members…so your needs!  You will discover what recently happened in the Excellence Community through the News from the Network and find out more about your peers' achievements and projects. We also share with you News from EFQM such as an interview with our new EFQM Middle East Representative or our new Training Porfolio. Do not hesitate to contact us to share your stories or feedback!

  • Embedding Innovation in your Organisation’s DNA

    EFQM
    18 February 2016

    Large or small, public or private, you need to have an ‘Innovation Compass’

    You need to have an Innovation Compass? Successful innovators find ways to manage the delicate balance of investing in the future, whilst sustaining the benefits being obtained from their current core offerings. -They forecast how much Innovation they need and what specifically it should achieve for them, but the big question is how best to do this?

  • RADAR - The EFQM's Management Tool

    EFQM
    18 February 2016

    Did you know that when RADAR was originally launched the EFQM intended that the tool should be used in day-to-day management, and not solely for assessment?

    The RADAR developers realised that a truly effective tool for assessment should be based, not upon something different or additional to good management practice, but rather upon what any good manager or management team should be doing in their daily work.

  • Benchmarking Scoring Report 2015

    EFQM
    2 February 2016
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    EFQM Excellence Award 2015

    Access an overview of the scoring profiles, a comparison of 2015 vs. 2014, as well as several examples picturing the evolution of organisations which, after applying to the EFQM Excellence Awards, have acted on the feedback produced by the EFQM Excellence Assessors, and once again participated in this process. Mentioned examples clearly show the improvement in their performance. 

  • Driving Excellence

    EFQM
    23 December 2015
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    In this last issue of the Member Newsletter for 2015, you will read about the opening of EFQM’s Middle East office and who its representative will be, starting January 2016. We will also share with the highlights of the launch event, pictures and videos. It is also time to celebrate the end of 2015 by looking back at the main event our partners hosted. 

  • Performing at high level…

    EFQM
    20 August 2015
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    We all have the ambition to achieve great things. This year again, several members of the Excellence Community showed during the EFQM Good Practice Competition that we are all able to make their ambition a reality. We also remind you of the Nominees of the EFQM Excellence Awards 2015, wo will share their specific expertise and good practices during our annual Forum in Brussels next October 22-23.

     

  • Acknowledging Success

    EFQM
    20 July 2015
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    Announcing the Nominees of the 2015 edition of the EFQM Excellence Awards... The process was significantly improved this year with the objective to deliver a more valuable experience to all stakeholders, with a focus on applicants. You will also read about the deployment of Excellence in the education sector in Serbia.

  • EFQM and Lean

    EFQM
    14 July 2015

    Let's get them to work together...

    What is the relationship between Operational Excellence and Business Excellence? Between Lean and the EFQM Model?

  • Achieving & Sustaining Excellence

    EFQM
    20 June 2015
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    Achieving and sustaining Excellence in Public Services, the Good Practice Visit at Bosch Blaichach on "Global Manufacturing & Industry 4.0", and the opening of the two new EFQM offices away from our Brussels base, i.e. in Italy and the Middle East.

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