Knowledge Base

  • Participation Groups

    EFQM
    15 July 2011

    REGTSA - Spain

    REGTSA is an Independent Body reporting to the Salamanca Provincial Council. REGTSA’s main areas of activities are Tax Management, Tax Collection, and Information Management. With the means of Participation Groups, being clearly one of its key success factors, Regtsa boosts its business performance and innovation by fostering “swarm knowledge” and empowering ordinary people to do extraordinary things.

  • LJMU creates value for its customers

    EFQM
    15 July 2011

    Liverpool John Moores University - United Kingdom

    LJMU has put in place a series of processes which aim to create value for its customers, students and commercial customers. It engages actively with them to design and offer those academic programmes and commercial products that make the difference.

  • Plan It Green

    EFQM
    15 July 2011

    Edinburgh International Conference Centre - United Kingdom

    The world-class EICC has been delivering outstanding events to the global events marketplace for sixteen years. Plan-it green™ engages EICC's stakeholders in a collaborative approach to delivering sustainable events. It targets reduced emissions, reduced cost and it offers a unique carbon sequestration option for the local environment. The Good Practice at a glance...

  • COPLANING's driving ambition: delighting customers

    EFQM
    15 July 2011

    CoPlaning S.a.r.l - Luxembourg

    COPLANING's driving ambition is to delight its customers with the highest quality level of customer service and product.  COPLANING has a well-defined customer relationship management approach which it uses to effectively build strong, trusting and long-term relationships with its customers.

  • Solvay's Sustainable Portolio Management

    EFQM
    15 July 2011

    Solvay - Belgium

    Solvay is an international industrial group active in Chemistry, offering a broad range of products and solutions that contribute to improving quality of life. Solvay has developed an internal methodology (Sustainable Portfolio Management ‐ SPM) to visualize, at strategic level, two potential impacts of Sustainable Development on its activities.  The Good Practice at a glance...

  • Corporate Responsibility System

    EFQM
    15 July 2011

    Red Electrica de Espana - Spain

    Red Eléctrica is part of the electricity sector. Their functional scope is: high voltage electric power transmission (400 and 220 kV) from generation plants to distribution substations and operation (power production equal to consumption plus associated management) of the national power system. One of the Key Strategies of Red Eléctrica de España (REE) is: “Excellence and Responsibility in the development of its activities”, it defines all the key processes to manage the principles of the Corporate Responsibility of Red Eléctrica.

  • Development of Water Consumption culture

    EFQM
    15 July 2011

    Vodokanal of St Petersburg - Russia

    The State Unitary Enterprise "Vodokanal of St. Petersburg" (hereinafter – “Vodokanal”) provides water and wastewater services to the city of St. Petersburg. For twenty years “Vodokanal of St. Petersburg” has been carrying out an active work with customers in order to reduce (to be correct, optimize) city-specific water consumption.  The Good Practice at a glance...

  • Taking Responsibility for a Sustainable Future

    EFQM
    15 July 2011

    Umicore Precious Metals Refining - Belgium

    UPMR pays great attention to the concepts of corporate social responsibility and sustainability and has improved its approach to these concepts over years. Social responsibility towards the community and environment is embedded in the UPMR culture and widely shared by employees at all levels in the organization.

  • Continuous Improvement Process - CIP

    EFQM
    15 July 2011

    Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal

    Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal uses Value Stream Mapping tool to identify areas which need to be improved regarding to the business requirements. Value Stream Maps show quality, cost and delivery (QCD) requirements for each value stream of the company.

  • Adding Value for Customers

    EFQM
    15 July 2011

    Ricoh Deutschland - Germany

    Great team spirit developed and real belief and ownership of customer issues. Customer Service Centre staff do not like the word call centre, which is a significant factor in reflecting the correct attitude from the staff employed.

  • Ricoh's Sustainability Optimisation Programme

    EFQM
    15 July 2011

    Ricoh Europe

    Ricoh has found through a lifecycle analysis that the largest share of environmental impacts of a copier/printer is in the “In-use” phase, when a machine is being used by customers. It accounts for nearly 70% of the total carbon emissions of a copier/printer, coming from paper, electricity, supplies, spare parts, and service engineer travel. In Ricoh’s environmental philosophy, we have a shared responsibility with customers to reduce the environmental impact including the “In-use” phase.   The Good Practice at a glance...

  • Leading with Vision, Inspiration & Integrity

    EFQM
    15 July 2011

    CoPlaning S.a.r.l. - Luxembourg

    COPLANING is led by a passionate, dynamic and inspirational leader who together with his top team has created a vision “To be the European Leader in delighting customers through business excellence”.

  • Bosch Bamberg - The driving spirit

    EFQM
    15 July 2011

    Robert Bosch GmbH Bamberg Plant - Germany

    BaP has defined one of seven mission fields as 'Bosch Bamberg - The driving spirit'. This mission field is tied to the specific strategic goal of 'Enhancing motivation and qualification of our associates'. This strategic goal is part of the BaP scorecard and, therefore, areas such as associates' motivation, idea-generation and competency management directly impact strategic performance.

  • Sharing Knowledge in the Organisation

    EFQM
    15 July 2011

    DB Schenker Poland

    DB Schenker Poland provides a full range of transport solutions including storage and modern IT technologies. DB Schenker Poland introduced a system to collect improvement ideas from employees in order to: increase employee engagement and their interest in corporate issues, share knowledge and good practices internally, integrate people involved in business excellence.

  • Leading with Vision, Inspiration & Integrity

    EFQM
    15 July 2011

    Bosch Chassis Systems Control - Germany

    CC Bosch has a vision to save lives translated into three consecutive steps to realise: from injury free – through accident free – to achieve autonomous driving. Translating this vision into an integrated divisional planning based on shared values and customer focus all processes are targeted at achieving this outcome.

  • GWP's process of gathering the needs of their stakeholders

    EFQM
    15 July 2011

    Grundfos Pumpenfabrik GmbH - Germany

    GWP has implemented a well-established process of gathering and understanding the needs of their stakeholders (see picture 2). Through PESTEL analysis, stakeholder mapping, SWOT analysis and the confrontation matrix used to analyse and understand all indicators, GWP can develop and review their strategy and supporting policies.

  • Adding Value for Customers and Society

    EFQM
    15 July 2011

    Umicore Precious Metals Refining - Belgium

    UPMR has developed a unique business model. This business model is based on (supplier) customer relations and the service process (precious metal refining) with the use of world-class environmental standards and business ethics, sustainability of results driven by the profitability of the supply rather than by the growth of the market share.

  • Customer orientation

    EFQM
    15 July 2010

    Pirktl Holiday GmbH & Co KG, Alpenresort Schwarz - Austria

    Customer orientation is the main focus of all activities in The Schwarz and therefore linked to vision and mission. The methods established within the Schwarz for acquiring, managing and using information about the guests clearly helps the hotel to maintain an outstanding way of inspiring all guests and an atmosphere of heartiness and friendliness.

  • Bradstow School's Gentle Teaching

    EFQM
    15 July 2010

    Bradstow School - United Kingdom

    Bradstow is a distinctive Residential Special School which provides living and learning opportunities for fifty-two students aged from 5 to 19 years, who experience Autistic Spectrum Disorders and/or Severe Learning Difficulties, and with a focus upon the most complex and behaviourally challenging needs. The impact of the school's "Gentle Teaching" integrated framework approach becomes clear soon after children enter the school.

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