Popularity of Change Management Models

There are many change management models, frameworks, and tools. So, which are the most popular?

A Google Trends analysis of the popularity of 13 change management models was conducted on October 22, 2023. This provided a proxy measure of the public’s general interest in – and awareness of – these approaches over the previous year. N.B., the analysis only includes the results of “Business & Industrial” searches due to their relevance to the research topic.

World Quality Month 2023 Perspectives from Thought Leaders

November is celebrated annually as World Quality Month, providing an opportunity to recognize the significant role that quality plays in all aspects of our lives. From businesses and organizations to communities and nations, quality is the driving force that shapes our shared progress towards a more sustainable and prosperous future for all.
As we mark World Quality Month 2023, PIQC Institute of Quality in Pakistan curated thought-provoking perspectives from distinguished quality leaders and practitioners around the world. Representing countries across multiple continents, these individuals have contributed greatly to advancing the quality movement through their work.

Best Practices in Change Management

Organisational change rarely follows a straightforward path. Whether it involves adopting new technologies, refining processes, managing projects, or navigating mergers and acquisitions, change often leads down unpredictable – and sometimes uncomfortable – routes. Skilful management of this uncertainty is crucial: change is inevitable for any organisation if it is to remain relevant and competitive.
Inspired by award winners, we have selected some change management best practices from around the world that show how it is possible to manage the transition to change by creating a commitment to improvement and an environment for empowerment.

Winners of the 2nd Environmental, Social and Governance Excellence Award 2023

Congratulations to the winning and participating teams of the 2nd Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Excellence Award 2023 on their efforts to make the world a better place for everyone!

The award recipients were announced on Friday, 8 September 2023 after the meticulous assessments of their written application submissions, presentations, and live Q&A Sessions during the Finals of the award that were held on Thursday, 7 September 2023.

International Best Practice Competition 2023, 7-Star Recipients Announced

It is with great pleasure that we share the names of the 7-Star and 6-Star Best Practice Award Recipients from the 14 Finalists at the 9th International Best Practice Competition 2023 (IBPC)!

The award recipients were announced and recognized for their exceptional performance in a virtual ceremony on Thursday, 20 July 2023 after the Qualifying Round (Round 2) and Final (Round 3) of meticulous assessments of their written application submissions, presentations, and live Q&A Sessions (held between June 19 and July 19, 2023).

Mission and Vision Statements of EFQM Award winners

This blog post explores the fundamental differences between vision and mission statements and their significance in achieving business excellence. A vision statement describes an organization’s desired future, while a mission statement outlines its core purpose and objectives. The post discusses how a well-defined vision and mission can align employees’ goals with the organization’s objectives, guide decision-making, boost motivation and engagement, and provide a competitive advantage. The post also provides a table of EFQM award winners from 2017-2021 and their vision and mission statements, demonstrating how these organizations have achieved outstanding performance.

Podcast: Unlocked with Skot Waldron

Skot Waldron is an experienced leader in the tech industry, known for his ability to guide companies to achieve remarkable success. The Unlocked with Skot Waldron podcast offers candid conversations with business leaders and entrepreneurs, providing valuable insights and advice on succeeding in the tech industry. Listeners can learn from the podcast’s focus on unlocking the secrets of success, developing their own strategies, and growing their companies.

Summer School on Quality and Organizational Excellence 2023

The Summer School on Quality and Organizational Excellence returns after four years, with a focus on “Digital Quality”. The event aims to bring together people from around the world to share knowledge and discuss quality. The program includes master classes on topics related to Digital Quality and Quality 4.0, industrial tours, and a sightseeing tour of Braga. The Summer School offers more than 20 hours of contact for participants to learn, share experiences and insights, and network with colleagues.

BPIR Newsletter February 2023

BPIR.com Newsletter, Best practice presentation, Self-assessment, Research study. In this issue: Closing date for entries for IBPC, OWIA, GBN, and ESG 2023 , Featured Events, Digital Transformation in Education Video Presentation, Employee Communication Self-assessment, and Strategy Implementation Research Study

2023-2024 Baldrige Excellence Education and Health Care Frameworks Now Available

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program has released the 2023–2024 Baldrige Excellence ® Framework (Education) and 2023–2024 Baldrige Excellence Framework ® (Health Care)—in both print form and PDF. These versions complement the Business/Nonprofit version of the framework that was released in January. All three versions include the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence (by sector), core values and concepts, and guidelines for evaluating your organization’s processes and results.