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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.


07jun(jun 7)7:30 am13(jun 13)1:30 pmEFQM Assessor TrainingOnline Training7:30 am - 1:30 pm (13) CET Online Event Organized By: EFQM Event Type :Workshop

13jun(jun 13)9:00 am14(jun 14)5:00 pmInternal Auditor training, Palmerston North - New Zealand9:00 am - 5:00 pm (14) NZDT Palmerston North Event Organized By: New Zealand Organisation for Quality Event Type :Workshop

14jun(jun 14)9:00 am16(jun 16)5:00 pmSummer School on Quality and Organizational Excellence 20239:00 am - 5:00 pm (16) Braga – Portugal Event Organized By: University of Minho Event Type :Workshop

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