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Business Excellence in Government

Thrive Plus is running an Excellence leadership workshop in Sydney from 24 to 26 May 2017. This workshop is run on behalf of Local Government NSW (LGNSW) and is tailored to the needs of government. The workshop will provide participants with essential learning about Excellence Models and their use in government. Although leading international Excellence […]

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Enter the International Best Practice Competition to share and learn best practices

The International Best Practice Competition will be held in Mumbai, India, 25/26th April 2017, courtesy of the BestPrax Club. Prime supporters of the competition are the Global Benchmarking Network, Asia Pacific Quality Organisation and the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce. Please think about what you do well inside your organisation and apply for entry by […]

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How to drive customer – centric innovation using analytics

With the amount of information created every day, analytics becomes the foundation of data-driven insights and innovation. It creates new knowledge and makes sense of your ever increasing data. Multiple brands around the world are turning to data to find new ways to grow and so can yours. There are many approaches to start out […]

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Learning from the Asian Focus on Excellence

The past year saw an increased focus on Excellence both in Australia and overseas. The pace of economic and social change continues to accelerate. Innovation is now a necessity for all organisations – no one is immune. Staying static is no longer an option. There is an increasing recognition among policy makers and business leaders […]

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12 (Manic) Days of Christmas as Deemed by the Gods of Commerce

…On the 12th day of Christmas the Gods of Commerce sent to me, 12 clients lunching 11 staff praising 9 prospects wooing 8 projects closing 7 journos schmoozing 6 job offers considering 5 scotches skulling 4 industry awards receiving 3 Chief Officers smiling 2 ‘fires’ dousing – And a stint in rehab avoided – just!

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Melbourne Excellence Leadership Workshop

Thrive Plus is running an Excellence leadership workshop in Melbourne from 15-17 February 2017. The three-day learning event will be led by David Sikorski – a reputed Excellence practitioner and trainer. David has been associated with the Australian Business Excellence Framework since its inception and works with other international models of excellence and various management […]

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Business Excellence Masterclass

Applications to attend the 2017 Business Excellence Masterclass in Sydney are now open. The Masterclass is a unique opportunity for business owners and leaders to develop their plans to deliver performance excellence. Given that the Masterclass relies on mutual support and collaborative learning, only carefully selected participants will be accepted to ensure that maximum value […]

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SAQI November December Newsletter

The South African Quality Institute’s mission is to play a leading role in establishing and sustaining a national quality infrastructure that serves our economic system and make all South African trade competitive locally and internationally. The November December newsletter provides some key insights into the alignment of the latest ISO  9001 management system to Excellence […]

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Foundational Data Analytics Driving Organisational Excellence

Alan Skinner is the Director of the Lean Six Sigma and Business Excellence Institute (LSSBEI) and a lecturer at the University of Technology Sydney. LSSBEI is a leading international education and consulting institute devoted to organisational excellence and improvement. Introduction and Purpose The terms ‘Big Data’, ‘Data Science’ or ‘Data Analytics’ have becoming increasingly popular […]

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Fit for the Future – Local Government Forum

Fit for the Future Forum Fit for the Future – Local Government Forum By Ravi Fernando The state government in NSW has initiated a reform process starting with the ‘Fit for the Future’ submissions that all Councils were asked to prepare and submit by the end of June just passed. The next stages in the […]

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