The Global Benchmarking Network’s 6th Global Benchmarking Award was held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, 10-12 December 2018 as part of the Global Organisational Excellence Congress. The Congress, attended by 1,300 delegates, was hosted by the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry and supported by key partners, the Centre for Organisational Excellence Research, Asia Pacific Quality Organisation and the GBN.
Six organisations qualified for the final of the Global Benchmarking Award.
- Road and Transport Authority, UAE, Road and Transport Authority – Our Benchmarking Approach
Runners-up of equal standing:
- Dubai Courts, UAE, Dubai Courts – Our Benchmarking Approach
- Yanbu Refinery Department, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia, Saudi Aramco – Our Benchmarking Approach
- Dubai Police, UAE, Dubai Police – Our Benchmarking Approach
- Bahrain Polytechnic, Bahrain, Bahrain Polytechnic – Our Benchmarking Approach, Bahrain Polytechnic, Bahrain
- Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, UAE, Dubai Electricity Water Authority – Our Benchmarking Approach, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), UAE
The judging panel consisted of:
- Suresh Lulla, Director Membership Retention GBN & Director BestPrax Club, India
- Jan-Patrick Cap, GBN Secretary, Global Benchmarking Network, Germany
- Dawn Ringrose, Director Business Development GBN, Global Benchmarking Network, Canada
- Jan Gallagher, Competitiveness Benchmarking Facilitator, Enterprise Ireland, Ireland.
- Tonnis van Dam, Director, Compare 2 Compete, Netherlands
- Terry Pilcher, CEO, BCS Management Services Limited, UK
The Global Benchmarking Network (GBN) launched the Global Benchmarking Award in 2012 to recognise those organisations that had integrated benchmarking into their organisation’s strategy and processes in order to continuously learn and innovate. The award encourages organisations to share how benchmarking (comparing and learning from others) is an integral part of their improvement and innovation drive.
The GBN’s Global Benchmarking Award was designed by Benchmarking Partnerships (Australia), BestPrax Club (India) and COER (New Zealand) on behalf of the GBN. It was first trialled in India in 2010 and first awarded in New Zealand in December, 2012. COER organises the Global Benchmarking Award each year on behalf of the GBN.
Videos of the six finalist presentations will be on the BPIR.com soon, sign up to the BPIR newsletter to receive updates.
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