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2016 Global (Parent) Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Winners Announced    [Date Added : 12/06/2016 ]
Teleos, in association with The KNOW Network, has announced the 20 Winners of the 2016 Global (Parent) Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) study. For the fourth time, Alphabet (formerly Google) has been named the Overall Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

A panel of Fortune Global 500 senior executives and leading knowledge management/intellectual capital/innovation/organizational learning experts selected the Global (Parent) 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

This year 103 organizations received nominations, and from this group 45 enterprises were recognized as 2016 Global (Parent) MAKE Finalists.

2016 Global (Parent) MAKE Hall of Fame

Over the past 19 years, only 65 organizations have been recognized as Global (Parent) MAKE Winners. Accenture and Microsoft are the only organizations which have been recognized as Global (Parent) MAKE Winners every year since the MAKE research studies began in 1998.

Another select group of organizations form the 2016 Global (Parent) MAKE Hall of Fame. These 23 organizations have been Global (Parent) MAKE Finalists in each of the past five annual studies: Accenture, Alphabet (formerly Google), Amazon.com, Apple, APQC, ConocoPhillips, Deloitte, Ecopetrol, EY, Facebook, Fluor, IBM, Infosys Limited, McKinsey & Company, Microsoft, MITRE, PwC, Samsung Group, Schlumberger, Siemens, Tata Group, Toyota and Wipro Limited.

2016 GLOBAL (Parent) MAKE WINNERS

The 2016 Global (Parent) MAKE Winners (in alphabetical order) are:

Accenture (Ireland)

Accenture is recognized in the 2016 Global (Parent) MAKE study for creating an environment for collaborative enterprise knowledge sharing. Accenture is a 19-time Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

Alphabet (United States) – 2016 Overall Global (Parent) MAKE Winner

Alphabet (formerly Google) is recognized in the 2016 Global (Parent) MAKE study for transforming enterprise knowledge into shareholder/stakeholder value (first place). This is the 12th consecutive year that the company has been recognized as a Global (Parent) MAKE Winner, including 2010, 2014-2016 Overall Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

Amazon.com (United States)

Amazon.com is recognized in the 2016 Global (Parent) MAKE study for developing and delivering knowledge-based products/services/solutions, and transforming enterprise knowledge into shareholder/stakeholder value. This is the fifth time that Amazon.com has been recognized as a Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

Apple (United States)

The 2016 Global (Parent) MAKE panel has recognized Apple for maximizing enterprise intellectual capital (first place). This is the 11th year in a row that Apple has been recognized as a Global (Parent) MAKE Winner, including 2009, 2011 and 2012 Overall Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

ConocoPhillips (United States)

ConocoPhillips is recognized in the 2016 Global (Parent) MAKE study for developing knowledge workers through senior management leadership. This is the sixth consecutive year that ConocoPhillips has been recognized as a Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

Deloitte (Global)

In the 2016 Global (Parent) MAKE study, Deloitte is recognized for creating a learning organization. This is the fifth time that Deloitte has been recognized as a Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

Ecopetrol (Colombia)

The 2016 Global (Parent) MAKE panel has recognized Ecopetrol for organizational learning. This is the first time that Ecopetrol has been recognized as a Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

EY (Global)

The 2016 Global (Parent) MAKE panel has recognized EY for creating a learning organization (first place). EY is an 18-time Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

Fluor (United States)

In this year’s Global (Parent) MAKE study, Fluor has been recognized for creating an environment for collaborative enterprise knowledge sharing (first place). This is the 11th consecutive year that the company has been recognized as a Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

FMC Technologies (United States)

In this year’s Global (Parent) MAKE study, FMC Technologies has been recognized for organizational learning. This is the second time that FMC Technologies has been recognized as a Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

IBM (United States)

IBM is recognized in the 2016 Global (Parent) MAKE study for maximizing its enterprise intellectual capital, and creating an environment for collaborative enterprise knowledge sharing. IBM is an 18-time Global (Parent) MAKE Winner, including 2004 Overall Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

Infosys Limited (India)

In the 2016 Global (Parent) MAKE study, Infosys Limited is recognized for developing knowledge workers through senior management leadership. This is the 12th time that Infosys Limited has been recognized as a Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

Microsoft (United States)

Microsoft is cited in this year’s Global (Parent) MAKE study for developing knowledge workers through senior management leadership, and developing knowledge-based products/services/solutions. Microsoft is a 19-time Global (Parent) MAKE Winner, including 1999 Overall Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

PwC (Global)

PwC is cited in this year’s Global (Parent) MAKE study for creating an enterprise knowledge-driven culture. PwC is a 15-time Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

Samsung Group (South Korea)

The 2016 Global (Parent) MAKE panel has recognized the Samsung Group of companies for maximizing enterprise intellectual capital (first place), and delivering value based on stakeholder knowledge (first place). This is the 13th consecutive year that the Samsung Group has been recognized as a Global (Parent) MAKE Winner, including 2013 Overall Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

Schlumberger (France/the Netherlands/United States)

Schlumberger is recognized in the 2016 Global (Parent) MAKE study for its enterprise-wide knowledge-driven culture (first place), and developing knowledge workers through senior management leadership (first place). Schlumberger is an 11-time Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

Siemens (Germany)

The 2016 Global (Parent) MAKE panel has recognized Siemens for developing and delivering knowledge-based products/services/solutions. This is the 14th time that Siemens has been recognized as a Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

Tata Group (India)

The Tata Group is recognized in the 2016 Global (Parent) MAKE study for maximizing enterprise intellectual capital. The Tata Group is a 10-time Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

Tesla Motors (United States)

Tesla Motors is recognized in the 2016 Global (Parent) MAKE study for developing and delivering knowledge-based products/services/solutions (first place). This is the second time that Tesla Motors has been recognized as a Global (Parent) MAKE Winner.

Wipro Limited (India)

The 2016 Global (Parent) MAKE panel has recognized Wipro Limited for creating a learning organization. Wipro Limited is an eight-time Global (Parent) 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 China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia and Iran.

The 2016 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 2016 MAKE Report, or for more information on the MAKE research program, contact Teleos.
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