Publication of the 3rd Cycle of Dubai We Learn Book – 10 Benchmarking Case Studies

The book Achieving Performance Excellence Through Benchmarking and Organisational Learning is a joint publication by the Dubai Government Excellence Program and the Centre for Organisational Excellence Research (COER). The book describes 10 TRADE Best Practice Benchmarking projects that were undertaken as part of DGEP’s 3rd Cycle of Dubai We Learn.

Book Launch: The Learning-Driven Business – How to Develop an Organizational Learning Ecosystem

Introducing Dr Alaa Garad’s book “The Learning Driven Business – How to Develop an Organisational Learning Ecosystem” – a great read stressing the importance of individual and organisational learning.  his book provides a significant contribution to organizational learning and business improvement literature. It is simple and easy to read, with many practical examples of how learning can be applied to create an organizational learning culture.

Benchmarking in Supply Chain and Logistics

I was delighted to participate in the 4th European Conference on Industrial Engineering & Operations Management (IEOM) last month. The theme of this cycle was “Road to Resilient Manufacturing and Logistics”. Over the 4 days of the conference, there were more than 90 presentations, 11 competitions, and 6 discussion panels. It was truly an outstanding event!
Below I will share the key points of the presentation with some elaboration on the stages of TRADE Benchmarking methodology.

Dubai Municipality Honoured at the 7th International Best Practice Competition 2021

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.