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2017 Asian Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Finalists Announced    [Date Added : 09/21/2017 ]
Teleos, in association with The KNOW Network, has announced the Finalists in the 2017 Asian Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) study. This 16th annual Asian MAKE study is an established benchmark to recognize Asia's leading organizations for their ability to leverage enterprise knowledge to deliver superior performance in the areas of innovation, operational effectiveness and excellence in products and services.

This year's 27 Asian MAKE Finalists are (in alphabetical order):

- Afcons Infrastructure (Shapoorji Pallonji Group) (India)
- Architectural Services Department (Government of Hong Kong) (Hong Kong SAR, China)
- Bandar Imam Petrochemical Company (Iran)
- Beijing Capital Co., Ltd. (Beijing Municipality Government) (China)
- Beijing Institute of Architectural Design (Beijing Municipality Government) (China)
- BINUS University (Indonesia)
- CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd. (CLP Holdings) (Hong Kong SAR, China)
- Correctional Services Department (Government of Hong Kong) (Hong Kong SAR, China)
- EY Hua Ming LLP, China (China)
- EY, Hong Kong (Hong Kong SAR, China)
- Infosys Limited (India)
- Isfahan Mobarakeh Steel Company (Iran)
- Korea Water Resources Corporation (Republic of Korea Government) (S. Korea)
- LG CNS (LG Group) (S. Korea)
- Pasargad Bank (Iran)
- Pertamina (Government of Indonesia) (Indonesia)
- S.F. Holding Co., Ltd. (Shenzhen Mingde Holdings Co. Ltd.) (China)
- Samsung SDS (Samsung Group) (S. Korea)
- Singapore Armed Forces (Government of Singapore) (Singapore)
- Singapore Telecommunications (Singapore)
- Tata Chemicals (Tata Group) (India)
- Tata Consultancy Services (Tata Group) (India)
- Tech Mahindra (Mahindra Group) (India)
- Titan Company (JV Tata Group and Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation) (India)
- Toyota (Japan)
- United Tractors (Indonesia)
- Wipro Limited (India)

A panel of Asian-based Global Fortune 500 senior executives and internationally-recognized knowledge management and intellectual capital experts have selected the 2017 Asian MAKE Finalists. The panel has recognized organizations founded and headquartered in Asia against a framework of eight key knowledge performance dimensions which are the visible drivers of competitive advantage:

- creating a corporate knowledge-driven enterprise culture.
- developing knowledge workers through senior management leadership.
- delivering superior knowledge-based products/services.
- maximizing enterprise intellectual capital.
- creating an environment for collaborative knowledge sharing.
- creating a learning organization.
- delivering value based on customer/stakeholder knowledge.
- transforming enterprise knowledge into shareholder/stakeholder value.

Teleos will announce the 2017 Asian MAKE Winners in October. They will be recognized at an Asian MAKE Awards Ceremony, organized by the Knowledge Management and Innovation Research Centre (KMIRC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. It will be held in March 2018 at the International Conference on Knowledge Innovation & Knowledge Management (KIKM2018) at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

2017 Asian MAKE Nominees

A total of 57 organizations were nominated in this year's Asian MAKE study:

- 7-Eleven (Japan)
- Adani Enterprises (India)
- Aditya Birla Group (India)
- Afcons Infrastructure (Shapoorji Pallonji Group) (India)
- Andhra Pradesh State Government (India)
- Architectural Services Department (Government of Hong Kong) (Hong Kong SAR, China)
- AsusTek Computer (Taiwan)
- Bandar Imam Petrochemical Company (Iran)
- Beijing Capital Co., Ltd. (Beijing Municipality Government) (China)
- Beijing Institute of Architectural Design (Beijing Municipality Government) (China)
- BHP Billiton (Australia/United Kingdom)
- BINUS University (Indonesia)
- Central Bank of Malaysia (Government of Malaysia) (Malaysia)
- Centre for Development of Advanced computing (Government of India) (India)
- CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd. (CLP Holdings) (Hong Kong SAR, China)
- Correctional Services Department (Government of Hong Kong) (Hong Kong SAR, China)
- Dasra (India)
- Elan Microelectronics (Taiwan)
- EY Hua Ming LLP, China (China)
- EY, Hong Kong (Hong Kong SAR, China)
- HCL Technologies (India)
- ICICI Bank (India)
- Indian Oil Corporation (India)
- Infosys Limited (India)
- Isfahan Mobarakeh Steel Company (Iran)
- Korea Water Resources Corporation (Republic of Korea Government) (S. Korea)
- LG CNS (LG Group) (S. Korea)
- Mahindra & Mahindra (India)
- National Broadcast Network (Australia)
- Oil India (Government of India) (India)
- Public Works Department (Government of Malaysia) (Malaysia)
- Pasargad Bank (Iran)
- Pertamina (Government of Indonesia) (Indonesia)
- Petronas (Government of Malaysia) (Malaysia)
- Polaris Consulting & Services (India)
- Reliance Group (India)
- Reliance Industries (India)
- S.F. Holding Co., Ltd. (Shenzhen Mingde Holdings Co. Ltd.) (China)
- Samsung SDS (Samsung Group) (S. Korea)
- SDI Corporation (Taiwan)
- Singapore Armed Forces (Government of Singapore) (Singapore)
- Singapore Power (Temasek Holdings) (Singapore)
- Singapore Telecommunications (Singapore)
- Siriraj Hospital (Thailand)
- SK Telecom (S. Korea)
- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (Taiwan)
- Tata Chemicals (Tata Group) (India)
- Tata Consultancy Services (Tata Group) (India)
- Tata Elxsi (Tata Group) (India)
- Tata Steel (Tata Group) (India)
- Tech Mahindra (Mahindra Group) (India)
- Temasek Holdings (Government of Singapore) (Singapore)
- Titan Company (JV Tata Group and Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation) (India)
- Toyota (Japan)
- United Tractors (Indonesia)
- Viettel (Government of Vietnam) (Vietnam)
- Wipro Limited (India)

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 2017 MAKE Report is available from Teleos. It contains the MAKE rankings, key findings, best knowledge practices, and profiles of winners. The 2017 Knowledge Intensive Sector Leaders Report ranks global knowledge leaders in over 20 business sectors.

To order a copy of the 2017 MAKE Report, or for more information on the MAKE research program, contact Teleos.
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