Arya Sasol Polymer Company (ASPC) managed to win the second award at the 6th International Best Practice Competition which was held in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, from 10-12 December, 2018.
By presenting a plan dubbed “Sustainable Continues Development of Safety Improvement”, and after competing with top 36 global projects headed into the final leg of the 6th International Best Practice Competition from the Global Organizational Excellence Congress 2018 – Abu Dhabi, ASPC ranked the second in the competition.
According to the public relations department of Arya Sasol Polymer Co., the 6th International Best Practice Competition was held simultaneously with 24th Asia Pacific Quality Organization International Conference, and the 12th International Benchmarking Conference within the framework of the Global Organizational Excellence Congress under the main theme of “A roadmap for excellence in organizational performance & nation building” in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, from 10-12 December, 2018.
In this edition of the competition, a total of 74 plans from different countries were sent to the secretariat of the congress, of which 36 plans from Iran, the U.S., India, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Chile, the Philippines, Singapore, and Pakistan were selected as superior plans to compete in the next several stages of the competition.
After being presented in various panels, the superior plans were judged by eminent international persons such as Dale F. Weeks, the president and chief executive officer of Global Leadership and Benchmarking Associates from the U.S.; Martin Andrew, the chief executive officer of the Australian Organization for Quality; Russell Longmuir, the CEO of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) from Belgium; Holger Kohl, the director of the Division Corporate Management at Fraunhofer IPK from Germany; Dan Batista, the executive director of Institute for Citizen-Centered Services (ICCS) from Canada; Brett Trusko, the president and CEO of the International Association of Innovation Professionals from the U.S.; and Richard Cross, the specialist in talent management, leadership development, and organizational change from the United Kingdom. And finally, the ASPC’s safety improvement plan (SIP) was selected and introduced as the second-best SIP plan in the global level.
It should be mentioned that the competition is annually held at a global level by the Global Benchmarking Network (GBN) of Germany and the Center for Organizational Excellence Research of New Zealand. In this line, the second international conference on benchmarking was held in Tehran in February 2018 with the cooperation of Iran Benchmarking Network, and the national festival of productivity. At the end of the event, ASPC managed to win the top award for its action plan and the safety improvement plan (SIP), and therefore, got the license to enter the 6th International Best Practice Competition, which was held within the framework of the Global Organizational Excellence Congress 2018 – Abu Dhabi.