Knowledge Base

  • BMW Leadership Web

    EFQM
    18 March 2015

    BMW Group Plant Regensburg

    2014 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in Managing with Agility

    Leadership behaviours have been formalised through the creation of the BMW leadership web, which describes the 11 areas of performance and behaviour being derived from the “House of Management” for BMW leaders.

  • Assessing the EU Member States

    EFQM
    24 February 2015
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    Can you assess a country using the EFQM Excellence Model?

    The method deployed to conduct the assessment was to determine a set of standard metrics that reflect the 9 Criteria of the EFQM Excellence Model and use these as the basis for the assessment. This would enable us to determine whether the concept would work. We chose the EU Member States as the sample, as a wide range of information is publicly available, with standard definitions in place to ensure consistency.

  • Culture of Leadership

    EFQM
    20 February 2015

    Siemens Congleton

    2014 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in "Developing Organisational Capabilities" and "Leading with Vision, Inspiration and Integrity"

    Charismatic leadership with senior managers being accessible and acting as role models results in employees willing to go the extra mile, as well as giving them the feeling of being part of the family. This has helped evolve a culture of “produce and deliver as best as you can, first time, right time.

  • "Your View" Survey

    EFQM
    20 February 2015

    Siemens Congleton

    2014 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in "Developing Organisational Capabilities" and "Leading with Vision, Inspiration and Integrity"

    The organisation has a number of feedback surveys used to generate improvements to people strategies, policies and plans. The Siemens Congleton “Your View” survey provides annual feedback on employee perceptions and shows sustained positive levels of performance over the last 5 years and positive comparison against targets and comparisons.

  • Communication of Strategy

    EFQM
    17 February 2015

    Siemens Congleton

    2014 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in "Developing Organisational Capabilities" and in "Leading with Vision, Inspiration and Integrity"

    Siemens Congleton has developed a structured, integrated approach for communication which incorporates annual, six monthly , quarterly, monthly, weekly and daily meetings to manage top-down, bottom-up and lateral communication.

  • People’s development is one of the core aims of PGF

    EFQM
    17 February 2015

    Pompes Grundfos S.A.S.

    2014 EFQM Excellence Award Finalist

    People’s development is one of the core aims of PGF and this is one of the strategic challenges of PGF. PGF is using different tools which are aligned to each other, such as competences management, Leadership principles, Succession planning, Training plan, Employee Development Dialog, etc. to ensure that all employees can develop further.

  • Grand Angle Training

    EFQM
    17 February 2015

    Pompes Grundfos S.A.S.

    2014 EFQM Excellence Award Finalist

    The Grand Angle training is the key to make employees understand what their personal input is towards Vision, Mission, Values and PGF Strategy. The effect of the Grand Angle training is clearly visible in an increase of Employee Motivation Survey results.

  • Grundfos' Improvement Tree

    EFQM
    17 February 2015

    Pompes Grundfos S.A.S.

    2014 EFQM Excellence Award Finalist

    PGF set up a comprehensive system to empower and involve all PGF employees in the improvement process. The system is visually displayed as an apple tree and split in 3 tools at PGF level : Speed Up, Speed It, Improvement Teams.

  • New Product Introduction

    EFQM
    17 February 2015

    Pompes Grundfos S.A.S

    2014 EFQM Excellence Award Finalist

    The New Product Introduction (NPI) process and the project organisation dedicated to the support and anticipation of the needs of development projects, enable all players in the chain to be involved (customers, engineering design department, manufacturers, suppliers, production) and so contributes to finding the best solution. NPI ensure the capacity to deliver the relevant variance according to customers’ specific needs.

  • Empowering Service Users

    EFQM
    16 February 2015

    Cedar Foundation

    2014 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in "Leading with Vision, Inspiration and Integrity"

    Cedar’s core purpose since 1941 is to provide ground-breaking and innovative services to Society with a focus on disabled people. To enable this, service users are involved in planning, reviewing and developing products and services, e.g. through the Regional User Forums. The focus on inclusion is aligned with Cedar’s strategic goals “Empowering service users” and “Improving and innovating”.

  • Cedar's Leadership Culture

    EFQM
    16 February 2015

    Cedar Foundation

    2014 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in "Leading with Vision, Inspiration & Integrity"

    Cedar’s leaders have developed a clear mission, vision and values that are well deployed, underpinning a culture of excellence that unites their staff.

  • People at the heart of the Company strategy

    EFQM
    16 February 2015

    Bosch Bari Plant

    2014 EFQM Excellence Award Winner

    People at BarP are and feel to be at the heart of the Company strategy. This leads to an impressive pride of being part of BarP and is actively sustained by a structured and comprehensive set of communication tools aimed at providing all associates with the news and information related to their job, the Plant , the environment of Bosch Group and that of the relevant stakeholders.

  • Bosch Lean Administration Approach

    EFQM
    13 February 2015

    Bosch Bari Plant

    2014 EFQM Excellence Award Winner

    The consequent implementation of the Bosch Production System (BPS) and Lean Administration tools like Value Stream Design in Indirect Areas (VSDiA) have delivered major improvements on productivity over the last years.

  • Bosch's Interpretation of Lean Manufacturing

    EFQM
    12 February 2015

    Bosch Bari Plant

    2014 EFQM Excellence Award Winner

    Within Bosch the interpretation of Lean Manufacturing is called Bosch Production System (BPS) which is implemented in BarP through a holistic approach called “System CIP”. Value Stream Design and Value Stream Mapping are the main tools to identify improvement opportunities in the supply chain.

  • Finding a Catalyst for Change

    EFQM
    20 January 2015
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    An EFQM Board Members shares his views, Paul Little, CEO and Dean of City of Glasgow College (UK); he will contribute from his wealth of experience in the education sector.  We’re often asked “What’s the difference between ISO and EFQM?”… Rob Jackson, from Ricoh UK, not only addresses this point but also looks at the complementarity between the two approaches.  Many more and the calendar of activities for 2015.

  • 2030 Framework for Climate & Energy

    EFQM
    21 November 2014
    Videos
    All

    European Energy Policy Outlook

    Energy is at the heart of at least 3 mega trends: it increasing cost, the progressive depletion of natural resources and the impact of our consumption on the environment. The European Commission puts policies in place to address these issues. A senior representative of the Commission’s Directorate General for Energy presented their strategy and key policies regarding renewables, efficiency and the smarting of energy use.

  • Energy Smart Grid Management

    EFQM
    21 November 2014
    Videos
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    Bursagaz - Turkey

    As part of the Energy Sector Platform, Bursagaz shared his experience on the implementation of SCADA (Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition) through a webinar.  Discover here the video of their presentation.

  • Creating a Sustainable Future

    EFQM
    21 November 2014
    Videos
    All

    SUE "Vodokanal of St Petersburg" - Russia

    Take a closer look at their good practices on Creating a Sustainable Future, Developping Organisational Capabilities and Creative Use of Social Media...

  • Benchmarking Scoring Report 2014

    EFQM
    22 October 2014
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    EFQM Excellence Award 2014

    Access an overview of the scoring profiles, a comparison of 2014 vs. 2013, 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.

  • Self-Assessment using the EFQM Model

    EFQM
    14 July 2014
    Videos
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    There are many different self-assessment tools available from EFQM, ranging from very simple tools which should take less than an hour for a small team to complete the site visit simulation, which will take several days. This video gives an overview of these Self-Assessment options.

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