Knowledge Base

  • Process self-assessment and action list plan

    EFQM
    16 December 2015

    Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant

    2015 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in Sustaining Outstanding Results and Developing Organisational Capability 

    RzP has developed a tool to design and develop their processes. This tool consists of a 3D matrix of processes that assures the link between ISO approach, EFQM Model and RzP business.  

  • Policy Deployment

    EFQM
    16 December 2015

    Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant

    2015 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in Sustaining Outstanding Results and Developing Organisational Capability 

    The leaders of RzP manage the deployment of the strategic challenges convincingly due to an exemplary communication to their associates about the strategy.  

  • Partnership Management

    EFQM
    16 December 2015

    Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant

    2015 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in Sustaining Outstanding Results and Developing Organisational Capability

    Partners at Bosch are defined as companies and organisations that have a positive impact in supporting the implementation of RzP strategy concerning one or more of the six strategic challenges.  

  • Identifying and monitoring major projects

    EFQM
    16 December 2015

    Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant

    2015 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in Sustaining Outstanding Results and Developing Organisational Capability

    RzP show excellent performance in business results, e.g. production costs and productivity of the three value streams, as well as in other indicators reflecting the internal and external stakeholders. This is achieved by a very systematic way of deploying the strategy: prioritising the most important projects and actions relevant to the strategy on a yearly basis, and cascading them to department level using a “Prioritisation Matrix”.  

  • From a production and technology mindset to an innovation and development culture

    EFQM
    14 December 2015

    Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal, S.A.

    2015 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in Leading with Vision, Inspiration & Integrity

    The approach that the top leaders of Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal, S.A. have adopted to change the organisation from a production and technology mindset to an innovation and development culture was decisive for the future of the company. The way and the speed of this turnaround within the perspective of a traditional Portuguese mindset, in the middle of a countrywide financial crisis and the inherent reluctance of people to change, are exceptional.  

  • Technical Innovation

    EFQM
    14 December 2015

    Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal, S.A.

    2015 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in Leading with Vision, Inspiration & Integrity

    Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal, S.A. has bonded its future to innovation. With a very clearly defined strategy, initiated in 2012, technical innovation is in the focus of almost everything in the production area of the organisation. As part of this strategy, the company has established a partnership with the University of Minho, located in Braga.  

  • Industrial Performance Agreement

    EFQM
    14 December 2015

    Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant

    2015 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in Sustaining Outstanding Results and Developing Organisational Capability

    As a production site in a high labour cost country, RzP must show DS that they constantly achieve perfect quality, agility and cost reduction in order to get the volumes and investments. The flexibility and ability to adapt to changing workload is one of their unique “selling points”.  

  • Recognition Culture

    EFQM
    14 December 2015

    Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant

    2015 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in Sustaining Outstanding Results and Developing Organisational Capability

    RzP “Recognition Culture “is a management approach that allows RzP to remain at a very high level of industrial competitiveness. The impact on performance is clearly visible for many years in the results of quality manufacturing and cost reduction, as well as in innovation and continuous improvement successes that have made RzP “lead plant” for some product lines. 

  • Strategy Comms

    EFQM
    14 December 2015

    Robert Bosch, Blaichach/Immenstadt Plant 

    2015 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in Managing with Agility and Leading with Vision, Inspiration & Integrity

    BhP has implemented a very systematic, robust, and efficient process for strategy formation, review, and in particular, for strategy communication and deployment. In combination with a proactive and highly visible senior leadership, this approach constitutes leading practice in terms of strategy deployment. 

  • Metsa - People

    EFQM
    17 November 2015

    Metsa - Finland

    2015 EFQM Excellence Award Finalist

    The values – reliability, cooperation, renewal and responsible profitability – create a common foundation for employees, regardless of their work. The values guide decision-making at MF at all levels, indicating how we work with one another and external stakeholders. Everything we do is guided by the continuous improvement and development of operations. The target is for all MF employees to consider, as a natural part of their work, how they or their team could do their work even better. Discover the People Enabler Map of Metsa's Management Document.

  • Excellence is the only way towards a successful future

    EFQM
    18 March 2015

    BMW Group Plant Regensburg

    2014 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in Managing with Agility

    For the continuing success of Plant Regensburg it is most important that the plant stays competitive. The key enablers to success have been put down in the plant’s target scenario for the year 2020. This target scenario contains the plant’s vision: “We inspire customers – in series”, which refers to the importance of the customer and, specifically, the equal importance of every customer.

  • Volume and Variant Flexibility

    EFQM
    18 March 2015

    BMW Group Plant Regensburg

    2014 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in Managing with Agility

    It is of key importance for a production plant to be flexible with respect to volume and to the production of different variants. BMW Group Plant Regensburg is able to produce nine different variants (vehicle types) on one line, which makes it the benchmark among competitors.

  • BMW Leadership Web

    EFQM
    18 March 2015

    BMW Group Plant Regensburg

    2014 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in Managing with Agility

    Leadership behaviours have been formalised through the creation of the BMW leadership web, which describes the 11 areas of performance and behaviour being derived from the “House of Management” for BMW leaders.

  • Culture of Leadership

    EFQM
    20 February 2015

    Siemens Congleton

    2014 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in "Developing Organisational Capabilities" and "Leading with Vision, Inspiration and Integrity"

    Charismatic leadership with senior managers being accessible and acting as role models results in employees willing to go the extra mile, as well as giving them the feeling of being part of the family. This has helped evolve a culture of “produce and deliver as best as you can, first time, right time.

  • "Your View" Survey

    EFQM
    20 February 2015

    Siemens Congleton

    2014 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in "Developing Organisational Capabilities" and "Leading with Vision, Inspiration and Integrity"

    The organisation has a number of feedback surveys used to generate improvements to people strategies, policies and plans. The Siemens Congleton “Your View” survey provides annual feedback on employee perceptions and shows sustained positive levels of performance over the last 5 years and positive comparison against targets and comparisons.

  • Communication of Strategy

    EFQM
    17 February 2015

    Siemens Congleton

    2014 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in "Developing Organisational Capabilities" and in "Leading with Vision, Inspiration and Integrity"

    Siemens Congleton has developed a structured, integrated approach for communication which incorporates annual, six monthly , quarterly, monthly, weekly and daily meetings to manage top-down, bottom-up and lateral communication.

  • People’s development is one of the core aims of PGF

    EFQM
    17 February 2015

    Pompes Grundfos S.A.S.

    2014 EFQM Excellence Award Finalist

    People’s development is one of the core aims of PGF and this is one of the strategic challenges of PGF. PGF is using different tools which are aligned to each other, such as competences management, Leadership principles, Succession planning, Training plan, Employee Development Dialog, etc. to ensure that all employees can develop further.

  • Grand Angle Training

    EFQM
    17 February 2015

    Pompes Grundfos S.A.S.

    2014 EFQM Excellence Award Finalist

    The Grand Angle training is the key to make employees understand what their personal input is towards Vision, Mission, Values and PGF Strategy. The effect of the Grand Angle training is clearly visible in an increase of Employee Motivation Survey results.

  • Grundfos' Improvement Tree

    EFQM
    17 February 2015

    Pompes Grundfos S.A.S.

    2014 EFQM Excellence Award Finalist

    PGF set up a comprehensive system to empower and involve all PGF employees in the improvement process. The system is visually displayed as an apple tree and split in 3 tools at PGF level : Speed Up, Speed It, Improvement Teams.

  • New Product Introduction

    EFQM
    17 February 2015

    Pompes Grundfos S.A.S

    2014 EFQM Excellence Award Finalist

    The New Product Introduction (NPI) process and the project organisation dedicated to the support and anticipation of the needs of development projects, enable all players in the chain to be involved (customers, engineering design department, manufacturers, suppliers, production) and so contributes to finding the best solution. NPI ensure the capacity to deliver the relevant variance according to customers’ specific needs.

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