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WHY APPLY FOR GPEA?

Announce your achievements recognised by stakeholders, assessed and endorsed by Governing Council. Celebrate superior performance, learn and share best practices with peers, likeminded winners and APQO Community. Enhance your image as a leading organisation, committed to excellence to meet customers and stakeholders' expectations.


THE OBJECTIVES OF THE GPEA ARE:

  1. Promote a culture of excellence through innovation, continuous improvement, learning, transforming and sharing.
  2. Generate a lifelong learning organization and workforce that enables acquisition of knowledge, accelerate change and remain relevant in an evolving business environment for sustainability

The GPEA an annual Organisational BE Award programme by APQO to recognise the leading National Quality Award winning organisations. Assessors from Award Winning Organisations and APQO member Countries assess applicants before submitting their recommendations for GPEA Governing Council's deliberation and decision.


THE APQO GPEA WINNERS ARE RECOGNISED IN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

The applicant must role model and demonstrate performance meeting the requirements expected of these 3 categories of awards.

WORLD CLASS (SCORE OF > 700)

Organisations demonstrates world-class performance as a high performing organisation where change / transformation is a norm.
Has demonstrated sound, systematic approaches and robust deployment of performance excellence values, principles and practices.
There is clear alignment between their strategy, innovation, performance measures and outcomes. Significant and positive performance and sustained trends are evident across most of the organisation.
Market performance and third-party recognition/ awards are bestowed/accorded upon the applicant.
In addition, the applicant has provided evidence of the following 3 key requirements for World Class Category:
1) Won the National Quality Award (within 3 years preceding year of application)
2) Recommended by National Quality Award Body
3) Supported by APQO Core Council Member

           
BEST IN CLASS (SCORE OF > 550)

Demonstrated commendable progress that validates applicant is driven towards achieving its Vision. Performs well in a good number of areas and takes change / transformation seriously.
Has demonstrated evidence of sound integration of the principles/values and practices of performance excellence across the organisation.
Innovation and Improvements are planned and actioned across the organisation. Performance improvement resulting from these initiatives are demonstrated across many key areas across the organisation. There are positive results/trends in areas that have of importance to the applicant.
Market performance and third-party recognition e.g. awards are evident.
In addition, the applicant has provided evidence of the following 3 key requirements for Best in Class Category:
1) Won the National Quality Award or its Equivalent (within 3 years preceding year of application)
2) Recommended by National Quality Award Body
3) Supported by APQO Core Council Member

           
QUEST FOR EXCELLENCE (SCORE OF > 400)

This category is a commendation of an acceptable level of performance excellence and evidence of a good foundation demonstrating organisation's commitment to excellence.
Some good management practices are in evident and has impacted positively on the results/outcome.
The organisation demonstrated a sound understanding of the principles, values and practices of performance excellence.
Efforts towards Innovation and Improvement actions are planned and actioned across most areas of the organisation.
Some key results and improvement performance related to these areas and plans are demonstrated.
In addition, the applicant has provided evidence of the following 2 key requirements:
1) Recommended by National Quality Award Body
2) Supported by APQO Core Council Member

           

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