'Progressive management practices are key to helping organisations innovate and grow. The BE initiative has helped more than 1,000 organisations put in place robust management systems and establish a culture of continuous improvement for sustained growth.' - Professor Cham Tao Soon, chairman, Singapore Quality Award (SQA) Governing Council and special adviser to the SIM Governing Council, SIM Directorate, Singapore Institute of Management (SIM)
'The uncertain and challenging business landscape presents both opportunities and threats. It will quickly differentiate the better-run enterprises from the rest. Therefore, it is crucial for organisations, especially SMEs, to embrace productivity, excellence and innovation, and to commit to improving management practices to better position themselves for growth opportunities.' - Tan Kai Hoe, chief executive, Spring Singapore
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ORGANISATIONS that have adopted Spring Singapore's Business Excellence (BE) framework have exhibited greater confidence and awareness on how to better manage their business, resulting in significant improvements in their financial performance. This was one of the conclusions of a study on the...