European Foundation for Quality Management

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European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM)

a body established in 1988 which awards the European Quality Award (EQA) to the most successful exponent of TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT (TQM) in Western Europe each year.
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Our focus was on adopting the EFQM excellence model and evaluating SKM's performance over the recent years, primarily identifying our strengths and weaknesses to improve our performance and come out stronger than ever.
Trakhees founds its strategy on the guidelines of Dubai Plan 2021 and the EFQM Excellence Model. This is what urged us to participate in DQA 2017 as it reflects our commitment towards quality and encourages us to make further achievements in this regard".
Over 30'000 organisations use the EFQM Excellence Model. EFQM's Committed to Excellence is an assessment and recognition scheme that helps organisations introduce an Excellence initiative and deliver improved results.
Specific attention was given to the 'EFQM Excellence Model', a framework that encourages the collaboration, cooperation, and innovation that organisations need to face and deal with new challenges.
The EFQM Excellence Model developed by the European Foundation for Quality Management is conceived as a diagnostic tool to identify strengths and areas for improvement in comparison with "Excellence".
The European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) was founded in 1989 and is committed to helping organisations to drive improved performance through the EFQM Excellence model, a comprehensive management framework used by over 30,000 organisations in Europe.
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