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2014 World's Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises Announced    [Date Added : 12/02/2014 ]
Teleos, in association with The KNOW Network, has announced the Winners of the 2014 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) study. For the second time, Google has been recognized as the Overall Winner.

This year's Global MAKE Winners are (in alphabetical order):

- Accenture
- Apple
- Arup
- ConocoPhillips
- Deloitte
- EY
- Facebook
- Fluor
- Google
- IBM
- Infosys Limited
- Microsoft
- Novo Nordisk
- PwC
- Samsung Group
- SAP
- Schlumberger
- Siemens
- Tata Group
- Toyota

A panel of Global Fortune 500 senior executives and internationally recognized knowledge management / intellectual capital experts selected the Winners. The panel rated organizations against the MAKE framework of eight key knowledge performance dimensions - visible drivers of competitive advantage and intellectual capital growth:

- Creating an enterprise knowledge-driven culture
- Developing knowledge workers through senior management leadership
- Innovation
- Maximizing enterprise intellectual capital
- Creating an enterprise collaborative knowledge sharing environment
- Creating a learning organization
- Delivering value based on customer/stakeholder knowledge
- Transforming enterprise knowledge into shareholder/stakeholder value

2014 Global MAKE Hall of Fame

Over the past 17 years, only 61 organizations have been recognized as Global MAKE Winners. An even more select group of organizations form the 2014 Global MAKE Hall of Fame. These 23 organizations have been Global MAKE Finalists in each of the past five annual studies: Accenture, Apple, APQC, ConocoPhillips, Deloitte, Ecopetrol, EY, Fluor, Google, IBM, Infosys Limited, Mars, McKinsey & Company, Microsoft, MITRE, POSCO, PwC, Samsung, Schlumberger, Siemens, Tata Group, Toyota and Wipro Limited.

2014 Global MAKE Winners

The 2014 Global MAKE Winners have been recognized for:

Accenture (Ireland)

Accenture is recognized in the 2014 Global MAKE study for delivering value based on stakeholder knowledge. Accenture is a 17-time Global MAKE Winner.

Apple (United States)

The 2014 Global MAKE panel has recognized Apple for developing knowledge-based products/services/solutions. This is the ninth year in a row that Apple has been recognized as a Global MAKE Winner, including 2009, 2011 and 2012 Overall Global MAKE Winner.

Arup (United Kingdom)

The 2014 Global MAKE panel has recognized Arup for creating a learning organization. This is the first time that Arup has been recognized as a Global MAKE Winner.

ConocoPhillips (United States)

ConocoPhillips is recognized in the 2014 Global MAKE study for creating an environment for collaborative enterprise knowledge sharing. This is the fourth consecutive year that ConocoPhillips has been recognized as a Global MAKE Winner.

Deloitte (Global)

In this year's Global MAKE study, the Deloitte network of member firms has been recognized for developing new knowledge-based services and solutions. This is the fourth time that the Deloitte network has been recognized as a Global MAKE Winner.

EY (Global)

The 2014 Global MAKE panel has recognized EY for delivering value based on stakeholder knowledge. EY is a 16-time Global MAKE Winner.

Facebook (United States)

In the 2014 Global MAKE study, Facebook is recognized for creating a knowledge-driven enterprise culture. Facebook is a two-time Global MAKE Winner.

Fluor (United States)

In this year's Global MAKE study, Fluor has been recognized for creating an environment for collaborative enterprise knowledge sharing. This is the ninth consecutive year that the company has been recognized as a Global MAKE Winner.

Google (United States)

Google is recognized in the 2014 Global MAKE study for developing knowledge workers through senior management leadership, and maximizing enterprise intellectual capital. This is the 10th consecutive year that the company has been recognized as a Global MAKE Winner, including 2010 and 2014 Overall Global MAKE Winner.

IBM (United States)

IBM is recognized in the 2014 Global MAKE study for maximizing enterprise intellectual capital. IBM is a 16-time Global MAKE Winner, including 2004 Overall Global MAKE Winner.

Infosys Limited (India)

In the 2014 Global MAKE study, Infosys Limited is recognized for developing knowledge workers through senior management leadership. This is the 10th time that Infosys Limited has been recognized as a Global MAKE Winner.

Microsoft (United States)

Microsoft is cited in this year's Global MAKE study for creating a learning organization. Microsoft is a 17-time Global MAKE Winner, including 1999 Overall Global MAKE Winner.

Novo Nordisk (Denmark)

Novo Nordisk is recognized in the 2014 Global MAKE study for creating value based on customer knowledge, and transforming enterprise knowledge into shareholder value. This is the second time that Novo Nordisk has been recognized as a Global MAKE Winner.

PwC (Global)

PwC is cited in this year's Global MAKE study for creating an environment for collaborative enterprise knowledge sharing. PwC is a 13-time Global MAKE Winner.

Samsung Group (South Korea)

The 2014 Global MAKE panel has recognized the Samsung Group of companies for creating a learning organization. This is the 11th consecutive year that the Samsung Group has been recognized as a Global MAKE Winner, including 2013 Overall Global MAKE Winner.

SAP (Germany)

SAP is recognized in the 2014 Global MAKE study for delivering value based on customer knowledge. This is the first time that SAP has been recognized as a Global MAKE Winner.

Schlumberger (France/the Netherlands/United States)

Schlumberger is recognized in the 2014 Global MAKE study for its enterprise-wide knowledge-driven culture, and creating an environment for collaborative enterprise knowledge sharing. Schlumberger is a nine-time Global MAKE Winner.

Siemens (Germany)

The 2014 Global MAKE panel has recognized Siemens for delivering enterprise knowledge into stakeholder value. This is the 12th time that Siemens has been recognized as a Global MAKE Winner.

Tata Group (India)

The Tata Group is recognized in the 2014 Global MAKE study for developing knowledge-based products/services/solutions. The Tata Group is a eight-time Global MAKE Winner.

Toyota (Japan)

The 2014 Global MAKE panel has recognized Toyota transforming enterprise knowledge into shareholder value. Toyota is an 12-time Global MAKE Winner, including 2005 and 2006 Overall Global MAKE Winner.

MAKE Research Program

Teleos, an independent knowledge management and intellectual capital research company, administers the Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) program. The KNOW Network is a Web-based global community of organizations dedicated to networking, benchmarking and sharing best knowledge practices leading to superior business performance.

The MAKE research program consists of the annual Global MAKE study - the international benchmark for best practice knowledge organizations. In addition, MAKE studies are conducted to identify leading knowledge-driven organizations at the regional/national level, including the Americas, Asia and Europe; and Brazil, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran and Russia.

The 2014 MAKE Report is available from Teleos. It contains the MAKE rankings, key findings, best knowledge practices, and profiles of winners. The Knowledge Intensive Sector Leaders Report ranks global knowledge leaders in over 20 business sectors.

To order a copy of the 2014 MAKE Report, or for more information on the MAKE research program, contact Teleos.
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