Links to Excellence related organisations
The links on this page are to excellence/quality bodies, and open in new browser windows. They include regional, national, international and industry specific organisations. We know and have experience of most of those mentioned, but a few others are included as helpful points of reference.
European Foundation for Quality Management - the promotion of Excellence in Europe
Euskalit: Basque Foundation for Quality - promotes a culture of Total Quality throughout society in the Basque Country
Fundación Navarra para la Calidad - promotes a culture of Excellence in Navarre, Spain
British Quality Foundation - the promotion of Excellence in the UK - this site has links through to Regional Excellence bodies throughout the UK
London Excellence - the Regional Excellence organisation for London
Midlands Excellence - the Regional Excellence organisation for the Midlands in England
Best Practice Club - membership network to help identify and adapt good practices. Our old friend Ray Wilkinson is currently Director there.
Bob Heller has developed, with Edward de Bono, a new web-based management/creativity advice centre and you can sign up here directly for their email newsletters:
If you want to check out the wider site for yourself, try starting with Derek's article there and then look around The Thinking Manager.
Excellence Ireland - Excellence in the Republic of Ireland
Constructing Excellence - supports improved business and management practices in the construction sector
Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award - Excellence in United States of America
W Edwards Deming Institute - organisation for all things Deming
Dubai Quality Award - Excellence Award run by the Dubai Quality Award Secretariat in the Department for Economic Development
Dubai Quality Group - a not-for-profit business organisation in Dubai with the objective of improving Quality and Service among its member organisations
Russian Organization for Quality - the foundation of the Russian movement for quality
Centre for Organisational Effectiveness Research - New Zealand centre for benchmarking, best practice and organisational excellence
European Quality Publications Ltd - Publishers of quality related journals