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Learn from best practice cases studies, benchmarks, tools and expert opinion to achieve productivity gains and business success. All data uniquely searchable via business excellence model criteria (Baldrige/EFQM) to guide you on your improvement journey.

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Benchmarks & Best Practices

Measure your performance (over 1,200 measures), benchmark against others and learn directly from 1,000s of best practice case studies. All supported by the TRADE Best Practice Benchmarking methodology.

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Dr James Harrington, the Passing of the Last Giant of the Quality World

It has now been one week since Dr. James Harrington passed away at the age of 95. He was a giant among quality professionals, having published over 50 books and inspired thousands through his presentations and articles in leading publications on quality and business improvement. Jim had a distinguished career, working for IBM, Ernst & Young and Systemcorp, where he led and developed significant quality and project management related initiatives before starting his own highly successful management consultancy, Harrington Management Systems.

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An Update to the International Best Practice Competition 2024

We are thrilled to announce the latest update on the 10th International Best Practice Competition 2024, a platform that celebrates outstanding best practices and fosters a culture of sharing. As we draw closer to the competition, we are excited to announce that we have received an overwhelming response, with over 50 applications submitted from countries including Canada, India, Iran, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates.


28may(may 28)9:00 am29jun(jun 29)5:00 pmInternal Auditor training, Tauranga - New Zealand(may 28) 9:00 am - (june 29) 5:00 pm NZDT Tauranga Event Organized By: New Zealand Organisation for Quality Event Type :Workshop

18jun(jun 18)9:00 am19(jun 19)5:00 pmInternal Auditor training, Palmerston North - New Zealand9:00 am - 5:00 pm (19) NZDT Palmerston North Event Organized By: New Zealand Organisation for Quality Event Type :Workshop

19jun(jun 19)7:30 am25(jun 25)1:30 pmEFQM Assessor TrainingOnline Training7:30 am - 1:30 pm (25) CET Online Event Organized By: EFQM Event Type :Workshop

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