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International Best Practice Competition Winners

Year Level of Recognition Title of best practice Department Organisation Name Country
2021 Winner The Way Beyond Traditional Procurement (winner video) Contracts & Purchasing Department Dubai Municipality UAE
2021 Winner AHS COVID-19 National Drive Thru Screening Centers (winner video) Quality Division SEHA-Ambulatory Healthcare Services UAE
2021 Winner Dubai RECAT-Enhanced Wake Turbulence Separation (eWTS) Minima within the Dubai CTA (winner video) Air Traffic Development Dubai Air Navigation Services UAE
2021 Winner Perfect Bond – An Innovative Locking Method for Rubber Moulds used in Lost Wax Casting of Gold Jewellery (winner video) Upstream-Casting Titan Company Limited India
2021 Winner Safe Bags – Accuracy and Efficiency of Airport Hold Baggage Screening (HBS) System (winner video) General Department of Airport Security Dubai Police UAE
2018 Winner We Listen and Learn from the VOICES of our CUSTOMERS to SPREAD Joy to the World (winner video) Corporate Quality Management Jollibee Foods Corporation Philippines
2018 Runner Up Productivity and Vehicle Availability within Vehicle Fleet Maintenance  Department of Transport and Rescue Dubai Police UAE
2018 Runner Up AFKARI Ideation Management System  Innovation & Creativity Department Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) UAE
2018 Runner Up Sustainable continuous development of Safety Improvement Plan  HSE Department Arya Sasol Polymer Company Iran
2018 Runner Up Building Data Management System (BDMS) for streamlining Building Data Delivery process and extracting Indoor details  Spatial Data Division Abu Dhabi City Municipality UAE
2018 Top 10 Best Practices View top 10 best practices from here
2017 Winner Employee Health Management System (winner video) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (Mumbai Refinery) India
2017 Runner Up Visible leadership – A best practice in the application of the Tata Business Excellence Model Strategy & Business Excellence Tata Housing Development Co. Ltd. India
2017 Runner Up Application of the TRADE Benchmarking Methodology to improve the purchasing process Contract & Purchase Department Dubai Municipality UAE
2017 Runner Up An initiative to raise People Happiness to world-class levels  Happiness Team Knowledge & Human Development Authority UAE
2017 Runner Up A novel way of conducting an antibiotic management/stewardship program  Antibiotic Team Ministry of Health Bahrain
2015 Winner Our Planet – Our Responsibility – CSR Engagement Strategy for Sustainability Excellence (winner video) Corporate Social Responsibility Al Jazeera International Catering LLC UAE
2015 Winner Cultural Sensitivity Gives Birth to a Maternity Care (winner video) Best Practices DCAS Team Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS) UAE
2015 Runner Up Single Window Transaction (SWiT) Modified Business One-Stop Shop (MBOSS) Business Permits and Licensing Office City Government of Muntinlupa Philippines
2015 Runner Up ONE SHARE (Share History and Reduce Excursion) – Best Practice Sharing Tool Texas Instruments Philippines Philippines
2015 Runner Up Strategic Focused Budgeting City of El Paso USA
2014 Winner SPEARS Methodology for Employee Empowerment and Inculcating Excellence (winner video) Business Excellence Al Jazeera International Catering LLC UAE
2014 Runner Up MPA Future Ready Project Organisational Excellence Department Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) Singapore
2014 Runner Up Health Education Courses in the Street: A Service to the Citizen General Direction Hospital Plató Spain
2014 Runner Up Virtual Application The General Department of Smart Services Dubai Police H.Q. UAE
2014 Runner Up Customer Engagement through Social Media Marketing & Corporate Communication Yes Bank India
2013 Winner ICA’s 3M Service Principle (winner video) Customer Services Immigration & Checkpoints Authority Singapore
2013 Runner Up UOB Mobile Cash Internet Channels United Overseas Bank Limited Singapore
2013 Runner Up Training in the Private Security Industry National Training Institute Ministry of Interior UAE
2013 Runner Up Smile to Excellence Global Centre for Education Excellence Global Indian International School Singapore
2012 Winner Curtin University’s Interprofessional Education Program (winner video) Faculty of Health Sciences Curtin University Australia
2012 Runner Up Constant Gradual Improvement – Innovation and Early Adoption Residential Property Management Watson Real Estate New Zealand New Zealand
2012 Runner Up Harry Potter and the Peking Duck. Corporate Support Spectrum Care Trust Board New Zealand

Organisation-Wide Innovation Award Winners

Year Level of Recognition Organisation Name Country
2021 Winner Dubai Municipality UAE
2021 Runner Up Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects UAE
2021 Runner Up Dubai Public Prosecution UAE
2018 Winner Dubai Customs UAE
2018 Runner Up Abu Dhabi Health Services Co. (SEHA) UAE
2018 Runner Up Securities and Commodities Authority UAE
2018 Runner Up Dubai Municipality UAE
2018 Runner Up Sport Star Academy Australia
2018 Runner Up United Overseas Bank Singapore
2017 Winner National Library Board (winner video) Singapore
2017 Runner Up Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Singapore

New Zealand Best Practice Competition Award Winners

Year Level of Recognition Organisation Name
2021 Winner New Zealand Blood Service
2021 Runner Up Babcock New Zealand Limited and New Defence Force Logistics Command (Maritime)
2021 Runner Up Economic Development New Zealand
2012 Winner (SME) Watson Real Estate Limited
2012 Winner (Large) Spectrum Care
2012 Runner Up (SME) Kerridge & Partners
2012 Runner Up (SME) Black Watch Construction Limited
2012 Runner Up (Large) Bupa Care Services
2012 Runner Up (Large) Otago Polytechnic

International Best Practice Competition History

Date Year Host City Host Country No. of Entries No. of Presentations No. of Countries Represented Further information
10-11 May 2021 Wellington New Zealand 68 67 9 2021 winners
10-12 December 2018 Abu Dhabi UAE 74 36 11 2018 winners
25/26 April 2017 Mumbai India 65 28 11 2017 winners
26/27 November 2015 Manila Philippines 49 33 9 2015 winners
24/25 November 2014 Abu Dhabi UAE 52 32 12 2014 winners
30/31 October 2013 Singapore Singapore 36 24 6 2013 winners
5-7 December 2012 Auckland New Zealand 42 34 8 2012 winners

Winner Presentations

6th International Best Practice Competition Winner: Jollibee Foods Corporation, Philippines

5th International Best Practice Competition Winner: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (Mumbai Refinery), India

4th International Best Practice Competition Winner: Al Jazeera International Catering LLC, UAE

4th International Best Practice Competition Winner: Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS), UAE

3rd International Best Practice Competition Winner: Al Jazeera International Catering LLC, UAE

2nd International Best Practice Competition Winner: Immigration & Checkpoints Authority, Singapore

1st International Best Practice Competition Winner: Curtin University, Australia

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