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  • Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal - Leadership

    EFQM
    14 January 2016

    Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal

    2015 EFQM Excellence Award - Prize Winner in "Leading with vision, inspiration & integrity"

    The Mission and Vision are part of regular strategic discussions as a reminder of where we want to go and what drives our actions. These long-term guiding principles are reviewed annually in the workshop “Strategic Management Meeting”, but still fit well to the rapid changing environment. As guiding principles, the Management regularly discloses BrgP’s Mission and Vision to all associates through internal communication tools.

  • Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal - Key Information

    EFQM
    14 January 2016

    Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal

    2015 EFQM Excellence Award - Prize Winner in "Leading with vision, inspiration & integrity"

    BrgP was founded in 1990 under the name Blaupunkt Auto-Radio Portugal Lda. and produced car radios for the Blaupunkt brand. In 2008, the Car Multimedia division (CM) was restructured and the Blaupunkt brand was sold along with the aftermarket radio business segment. Since then, CM focused solely on original equipment for the car industry and BrgP was renamed Bosch Car Multimedia Portugal, S.A.

  • Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant - Strategy

    EFQM
    8 January 2016

    Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant - France

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

    Our Strategy consists of a set of core priorities (Strategic Challenges) that guide us in the mid-term future. They represent the basis for our Policy Deployment and target setting for the next year. 

  • Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant - Partnerships & Resources

    EFQM
    8 January 2016

    Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant - France

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

    At RzP, we believe that a company’s success depends not only on internal know-how and tools, but also on a network of competent partners and suppliers. We define partnerships as sustainable relationships based on mutual benefit, supported by a long-term contract. They are managed by the S4 process. 

  • Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant - Results

    EFQM
    8 January 2016

    Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant - France

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

    Our Key Performance Results (KPR) focus on the performance of our global business. They show the achievement of our strategy and therefore of our competitiveness improvement. 

  • Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant - Key Information

    EFQM
    8 January 2016

    Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant - France

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

    Bosch is one of the World’s largest automotive suppliers. The Diesel Systems division (DS) is part of the company’s business sector “Mobility Solutions”. Its headquarters are based in Stuttgart Feuerbach, Germany. Bosch manufactured the first series-produced diesel injection system as early as 1927. Since then, Bosch has continually enhanced the diesel engine to make it a clean, powerful, and efficient drive system. 

  • Sustainability Results

    EFQM
    16 December 2015

    Robert Bosch, Rodez Plant

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

    RzP has a 20 year history of implementing CSR as a core strategy of its organisation. Linked with dedicated finance controllers for the different manufacturing sectors as well as facility management, maintenance, and purchasing, the combined achievement of cost and environmental targets have been achieved.  

  • 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. 

  • Patient Care and Green Jacket

    EFQM
    14 December 2015

    Sanitas Hospitales

    2015 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in Succeeding through the Talent of People

    Patient Care units are a key factor in Sanitas Hospitales strong commitment to focus on patient care. This approach links directly to the defined value definition of (among other elements) offering the best human team. The strive for top patient care also connects to three strategic goals of reaching millions more people, getting extraordinary results and be the best place to work. 

  • Everyday Hero Program

    EFQM
    14 December 2015

    Sanitas Hospitales 

    2015 EFQM Excellence Prize Winner in Succeeding through the Talent of People

    This best practise, the “Everyday Hero Program” is all about engaging staff with the values of the organisation which will in turn lead to delivering the strategic objectives. This program has enabled unprecedented levels of employee engagement, where each and every employee truly came across as having real belief in the company values and their impact on the company strategy. 

  • 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.

  • Finding a catalyst for change

    EFQM
    14 July 2015

    ISO and the Excellence Model run in parallel, an impossible challenge? Don’t be so sure...

    We often receive questions about the implementation of ISO and the EFQM Model within the same organisation. How can you do it? What does it take? Is it even possible? There is no perfect answer but an example of a successful implementation should help ease any doubt about the possibility to work in parallel with both approaches. Rob Jackson, from Ricoh UK, will share with us his experience of the subject.

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