Three U.S. organizations will receive the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s only presidential award for performance excellence. Celebrating robust quality management systems, the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award evaluates businesses and nonprofit organizations in seven areas defined by the Baldrige Excellence Framework: leadership; strategy; customers; measurement, analysis and knowledge management; workforce; operations; and results.
The Zairi International Awards for Excellence in Higher Education 2022 inaugural edition are open now for entries to higher education institutions from across the globe. The Awards is an annual competition honouring excellence and innovation in higher education in specific areas pertinent to digital transformation, research, service to the community, etc. The Awards are managed and assessed by a team of renowned international experts that serve on its Executive Committee, Assessment Committee and Jury.
The International Best Practice Competition (IBPC) encourages organizations to share their best operational and managerial practices, processes, systems, and initiatives and learn from the experience of others. Every organisation has some good or great practices – what are yours?
Whilst winners of the award are likely to have jaw-dropping “best practices” rated as 7 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ we encourage entries showcasing practices at a range of standards to facilitate learning and the strengthening of practices – it is a wonderful learning opportunity obtaining feeedback from judges and listening to best practice presentations from other organisations.
Winner of the 3rd Organisation-Wide Innovation Award 2021: Dubai Municipality – Shaping the Future of Public Governance
In May 2021, Dubai Municipality won the coveted 3rd Organisation-wide Innovation Award for its exemplary ideas and innovation management (Fig 1). With 12,000 employees and workers, Dubai Municipality has excelled in inculcating a culture of innovation across 6 vital sectors and 175 public services.
For its best practice of “Introduction of a Mobile Practice – Portable Plasma Collection“, New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS) was the proud recipient of the 2nd New Zealand Best Practice Competition Award, held on 10 May 2021 in Wellington at the New Zealand Business Excellence Conference (Fig 1). Established in 1998, NZBS has 673 employees across New Zealand.
Held in May 2021, the 7th International Best Practice Competition announced Dubai Police as one of the winners for the exceptional outcomes of their project Safe Bags – Accuracy and Efficiency of Airport Hold Baggage Screening (HBS) System. Dubai Airports, the world’s busiest international passenger airport, handled and secured 31,093,870 bags in 2018.
For its remarkable benchmarking project ‘The Way Beyond Traditional Procurement’, Dubai Municipality won the 7th International Best Practice Competition held in May 2021 (Fig 1). Dubai Municipality were one of five winners at the competition for its best practice in the planning and implementation of a digitized and agile procurement process to improve efficiency, effectiveness, quality, and productivity, and overall satisfaction.
SEHA – Ambulatory Healthcare Services, UAE, Honoured at the 7th International Best Practice Competition 2021
It was 2020. The world was suddenly in the middle of the horrid blaring truth of the COVID-19 pandemic, UNPREPARED! And one organisation that resolved to fight this daunting challenge head-on was the Ambulatory Healthcare Services (AHS), a member of the SEHA public health system in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, UAE.