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VISION                                                                                                 

Enable organizations in the Asia-Pacific countries to improve their

Corporate Governance and achieve Business Excellence through

 the most pertinent Business Excellence STandard (BEST).

 

                                                                                                               Key Supporting Organisation - OUHK

Awards for Corporations – According to the EQA, BNQA or JPD Criteria *

 

C-1

BEST Manufacturing in A-P

C-7

BEST Logistics in A-P

C-13

BEST IT Industry in A-P

C-2

BEST Construction in A-P

C-8

BEST Retail in A-P

C-14

BEST Education Services in A-P

C-3

BEST Property Dev. in A-P

C-9

BEST Restaurant in A-P

C-15

BEST Social Services in A-P

C-4

BEST Property Mgt. in A-P

C-10

BEST Hotel in A-P

C-16

BEST Healthcare in A-P

C-5

BEST Banking in A-P

C-11

BEST Tourism in A-P

C-17

BEST Service Industry in A-P

C-6

BEST Finance in A-P

C-12

BEST Telecom in A-P

C-18

BEST Utilities in A-P

 *  The highest mark corporation will also be awarded “APBEST Grand Award

 

Awards for Individuals – According to the EQA Criteria

 

I-1

APBEST Leader

I-4

APBEST Partnership Driver

I-7

APBEST People Result Achiever

I-2

APBEST Strategist

I-5

APBEST Operation Driver

I-8

APBEST Society Result Achiever

I-3

APBEST People Developer

I-6

APBEST Customer Result Achiever

I-9

APBEST KPI Achiever

  

Board of Examiners (BoE)

 

European Quality Award (EQA) Panel

Finland

1.  Prof. Taina Savolainen  (Professor, University of Joensuu, Finnish Quality Award Chief Examiner)

Spain

2.  Dr. Palmira Fresno Lopez  (VP, Spanish Society for Quality & Spanish Quality Award Chief Examiner)

3.  Dr. Fernando Gonzalez  (Ex-Head, Neuro-surgery & QA, Hospital Central de Asturias & EQA Examiner)

UK

4.       Prof. Ray Loveridge  (Professor Emeritus, Said Business School, Oxford University)

5.       Prof. John Dalrymple  (Professor in TQM, Swinburne University & Scottish Quality Award Examiner)

Baldrige National Quality Award (BNQA) Panel

Canada

6.  Mr. George Laszlo  (Founding Partner & Canadian Quality Award Chief Examiner)

USA

7.  Prof. Douglas Hensler  (Dean, W. Frank Barton School of Business, Wichita State U. & BNQA Examiner)

Japan Deming Prize (JDP) Panel

Japan

8.  Prof. Noriaki Kano  (Founder of Voice Of Customer - VOC, JDP Winner)

Asia-Pacific Panel

Australia

9.  Chair Prof. John Hamilton  (Academic Head Management & Governance, James Cook University)

China

Prof. Xiao-Fen Tang  (President, Shanghai Academy for Quality Mgt. , China Quality Award Examiner)

HKSAR

Mr. Ben Tsang  (VP, SGS HK-China)

Dr. Nicolas S.Y. Yeung  (Ex-CEO, Construction Industry Institute)

Malaysia

Dr. Mohd Azman Idris (Senior General Manager, SIRIM Berhad & Malaysian Quality Award Examiner)

Philippines

Dr. Miflora M. Gatchalian (CEO, Quality Partners & Secretary-General Emeritus, Asian Pacific Quality Organization)

Singapore

Mr. Sean Shao (Principal Consultant, SPRING, Singapore Government)

Taiwan

Prof. Ching-Chow Yang (Taiwan Quality Award Examiner)

Thailand

Prof. Prasert Suttiprasit (Chief Expert, Sukhothai Thammathirat Open U. & Thailand Quality Award Examiner)

 

 

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Leaflet in English:

APBEST.pdf

Application Form:

APBESTa.doc

Leaflet in 中文:

APBESTC.pdf

Application Form:

APBESTCa.doc

  

#    Applications in other Asian Languages are also acceptable to the APBEST Academy, despite English is preferred.

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History of the APBEST Academy

       

The APBEST Academy is a non-profit organisation registered under the HK Company Ordinance.  It was founded by Prof. Sam Ho who was the first Professor in Strategic and Quality Management in the UK.

   

Prof. Sam HO  何廣明教授  PhD(Mangt.), FIQA, Lead Auditor (ISO 9001), EQA Examiner, 5S-6s Master Black-belt

                                                   Mob/WS/WC: +852-9128-9204,    samkmho@gmail.com

 

~  Oshikawa Fellow of the Asian Productivity Organization (86-87),

~  Asian Development Bank Quality Expert to the Malaysian Government (93+),

~  Chairman of the 1st-23rd "International Conference on ISO and TQM - ICIT" (96-19),

~  Professor of Strategy & Quality, Luton Business School, UK (96-97),

~  Research Associate, Judge Business School, Cambridge University, UK (96-97),

~  Guest Speaker, Said Business School, Oxford University, UK,

~  Professor of Strategic & Quality Management, International Management Centres, UK,

~  Visiting Professor in TQM at Uni. of Paisley, RMIT, Linnaeus, HKU, CUHK, PKU & THU,

~  Distinguished Professor in Business Excellence, SYS University (1st in China),

~  Consultant and Trainer for over 200 firms for ISO 9000 & 5-S implementation,

~  Founder Chair of the I5SO/HK 5-S Association with over 20,000 members world-wide.

~  Author of over 100 papers & 20 books, including "TQM: An Integrated Approach", in 5 languages

~  Ex-editor, Managing Services Quality Journal (ranked B-grade by the Australian & HK Research Council)

~  Best Paper Awards TQM Journal, Journal of Workplace Learning; ICIT & CCHR Conference

~  Google Scholar  -- http://scholar.google.com/citations?**hl=en&user=k_vQNo0AAAAJ > 1,700 citations

 

 

ICIT

Year

Host  (Eevery year since 1996, except 2009 – cancelled at Egypt due to Gaza War in the middle East)

Theme

Papers

Dele-

gates

Coun-

Tries

1

96

Leicester Business School, De Montfort Uni., UK

Inaugural

45

80

10

2

97

Luton Business School, Luton University, UK

Business Excellence

75

100

12

3

98

School of Business, HK Baptist University, HK

ISO 9000 & TQM

104

160

18

4

99

School of Business, HK Baptist University, HK

TQM & Innovation

130

180

20

5

00

Productivity Quality Research Centre, NUS, Singapore

Action 2000: Imperatives for Change

119

160

26

6

01

Paisley Business School, Uni. Of Paisley, Scotland

Integrated Management

95

150

21

7

02

Centre for Mangt. Quality Research, RMIT, Australia

Change Management

160

250

29

8

03

National Quality Institute, Montreal, Canada

Business Excellence

84

150

24

9

04

Foundation for TQM Promotion in Thailand

TQM Best Practices

80

280

20

10

05

Shanghai Academy for Quality Management, China

TQM & 6-sigma for Competitiveness

150

300

26

11

06

APBEST Academy (AA) & HSSC, HK

TQM & Corporate Governance

85

150

25

12

07

AA & Nat. Chin-Yi Uni. of Tech., RoC

Going for Gold

68

120

18

13

08

AA, SIRIM, MPC & UiTM, Malaysia

Innovation for Competitiveness

77

220

25

14

10

AA & University of Scranton, USA

Lean Management

55

100

20

15

11

AA, UNITEN, SIRIM, MPC & UiTM

Sustainable Development via Innovation

98

160

21

16

12

AA, HKBC & Linnaeus U., Sweden

ISO, TQM & Patient Care Quality

52

80

18

17

13

AA, HKBC & U. Tech. Sydney

Innovation for Sustainability & O. D.

37

50

13

18

14

AA & UiTM, Sarawak

Enhancing Growth & Productivity through Best Practices

56

200

17

19

15

AA & Kenya Institute of Management

TQM for African Development

34

90

13

20

16

AA & University of Buraimi, Oman

ISO & TQM for Lean Production & Sustainable Org. Dev.

32

80

15

21

17

APBEST Academy & Beijing Normal U ~ ZH Campus

ISO & TQM for OROB’s Sustain. Development

37

100

11

22

18

APBEST Academy & Honors College, BITZH Campus

ISO & TQM Culture Harmonisation for OBOR Countries

34

100

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Through a series of research, the author developed a TQM model named as the TQMEX. 

 

It stands for TQM EXcellence Model, which can be summarized as follows:-

 

TQMEX*:   5-S* + L5S* => ( ISO 9001 / 14001 / 50001 + OHSAS 18001 +  6-s ) => APBEST    

                                                         *   Developed by S am Ho

        5-S  =        Structuralise, Systematise, Sanitise, Standardise & Self-discipline [ Ho 1995, www.hk5sa.com ]

        L5S =       Lean 5-S Management  [ Ho 2007, www.hk5sa.com ]

        6-s =         6-Sigma Quality Standard  [ Breyfogle, 2001 & Ho, 2004 www.hk5sa.com/icit ]

 

RTHK Interview on APBEST Award in Cantonese Language (with English Sub-titles)