KMRIC raises the KM standard of local organizations to an international level
The Knowledge Management and Innovation Research Centre (KMIRC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has successfully run the Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise (MAKE) Award in Hong Kong for six years. This Award aims to promote the best practices in knowledge management (KM) among local enterprises and provide them with a platform to benchmark their KM performance, raising the KM level of the industry.
This year’s MAKE Award Presentation Ceremony was held at the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) on 21 February 2014. The event has won the support of government officials, business leaders as well as over 100 professional, business and industrial associations. Officiated at the ceremony were Mr Daniel Lai, Government Chief Information Officer; Professor Timothy W. Tong, President of PolyU; and Mr Clement Chen, Chairman of HKPC.
All winning organizations demonstrated outstanding KM achievements. It was the first year for Hong Kong and Chinese mainland organizations to win the international MAKE Award. In particular, the Hong Kong Police Force was the first Hong Kong organization and the first HKSAR Government department to receive the 2013 Global MAKE Award. Other winning enterprises included Arup; CCC Heep Woh College; Ernst & Young, HK; GP Batteries International Limited; and The Hong Kong and China Gas Co. Ltd.
A forum on “Raising Productivity through Knowledge Management” jointly organized by KMIRC and HKPC was held after the ceremony. MAKE Award winning organizations including China Merchant Securities, the first Chinese mainland organization to be awarded the Global MAKE Award 2013, shared their KM experience with the audience. In addition, KMIRC and HKPC introduced a new joint programme with an aim to promoting the application of KM among local SMEs.
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Mr Daniel Lai, Government Chief Information Officer presented the Global MAKE Award 2013 to Hong Kong Police Force
Prof. Timothy Tong, President of PolyU presented the award to the Hong Kong and China Gas Co. Ltd - the top winner of HK MAKE Award 2013
Mr Clement Chen, Chairman of HKPC announced a collaboration plan with PolyU this year to jointly promote KM in SME sector
Group photo of all winners with the officiating guests
Winning organizations shared their best KM practices