African Quality Achievement Awards to hold on October 23

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The 2019 African Quality Achievement awards have been scheduled to hold on 23rd of October, 2019 during the Africa quality congress at Sheraton Hotel and Tower Ikeja, Lagos Nigeria.

The awards, which is an annual event is initiated at celebrating leadership innovation and creativity in quality management in Africa. It is also aimed at identifying, recognizing and rewarding companies, personalities and products that apply quality culture and quality management best practices to the analysis, planning and implementation and control of policies designed to achieve corporate object in both profit and non-profit making organization in Africa.

According to the Secretary General Award Committee, Mrs. Ijeoma Emeka,  the event is initiated by African quality institute in collaboration with world quality alliance a global quality organization consultant with the support of chartered quality institute (UK) and pan African quality organization.

“It will also be published in major African media like African investor, African report, African business, and business African journal as well as major electronic media that have international coverage. A special quality journal called quality standards featuring the awards recipient will be published and delivered to the award winner on the award day, while this current award will be held in Nigeria, subsequent ones could be in other African countries such as South Africa, Ghana and Egypt etc,” she said.

Mrs. Emeka further said that the quality journey is one that all organizations travel; whether consciously or unconsciously, under the title of quality of something else, all organizations use and need quality. As competition and complexity of the global market grows, more organizations are embracing the need to think differently and inspire their employees. Some look to grow the number of tools and techniques at their disposal so that they may find solutions they seek.

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Others may search for implementation strategies that produce the best results, and still others may look for methods to sustain the results they’ve already achieved. Those organizations that are established in the journey understand that the key to their success lies within the culture of their organization.

She said, “They have found ways to establish transform and sustain environment in which innovation is fostered, leadership is shared, and all are aligned to a common vision. They have seen the results that these cultures produce and creativity they inspire. They have discovered the key to establishing a culture of quality., the award committee secretary general stated.

“The influence quality today, is broader than any other time in history. The ability it has to transform organizations and communities continue to be demonstrated in a growing number of ways. It is within this setting that the 2019, a forum of ideas and international network of thought, leaders, experts and peers who are eager to share their best practices, tested solutions and proven results.”

African quality congress 2019 is set to be an informative and inspiring day of new idea, stimulating debate and renowned speakers, dedicated to driving forward the quality agenda, the congress will be providing delegates with greater understanding of how operational effectiveness and efficiency to vital organizational success. The conference is aimed at anyone looking to improve their organizational performance and networking opportunities.

 

Yetunde Adegoke

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