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2017 Global Independent Operating Unit (IOU) MAKE Finalists Announced    [Date Added : 10/24/2017 ]
Teleos, in association with The KNOW Network, has announced the Finalists in the 2017 Global Independent Operating Unit (IOU) Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) study. This 8th annual Global IOU MAKE study recognizes individual companies, divisions, business units, agencies and departments, which form part of a larger enterprise, for creating shareholder/stakeholder wealth by transforming new as well as existing enterprise knowledge into superior products, services and solutions.

This year's 21 Global IOU MAKE Finalists are (in alphabetical order):

- Afcons Infrastructure (Shapoorji Pallonji Group) (India)
- Airbus (Airbus Group) (France)
- Baker Hughes (General Electric) (USA)
- Beijing Institute of Architectural Design Co., Ltd. (Beijing State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission) (China)
- CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd. (CLP Holdings) (Hong Kong SAR, China)
- Google (Alphabet) (USA)
- Korea Water Resources Corporation (Republic of Korea Government) (S. Korea)
- LG CNS (LG Group) (S. Korea)
- Nalco Champion (Ecolab) (USA)
- Nalco Water (Ecolab) (USA)
- 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 (Republic of Singapore Government) (Singapore)
- Singapore Power (Temasek Holdings) (Singapore)
- Tata Chemicals (Tata Group) (India)
- Tata Consultancy Services (Tata Group) (India)
- Tech Mahindra (Mahindra Group) (India)
- The Titan Company (JV Tata Group and Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation) (India)
- United States National Aeronautics & Space Administration (United States Government) (USA)
- United Tractors (Astra International) (Indonesia)

A panel of Global Fortune 500 senior executives and internationally-recognized knowledge management, innovation, intellectual capital and learning organization experts have selected the 2017 Global IOU MAKE Finalists. The panel has recognized organizations founded and headquartered anywhere in the world 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 innovative knowledge-based products/services/solutions.
- 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 Global IOU MAKE Winners in November.

2017 Global IOU MAKE Nominees

A total of 35 organizations were nominated in this year's Global IOU MAKE study:

- Afcons Infrastructure (Shapoorji Pallonji Group) (India)
- Airbus (Airbus Group) (France)
- Architectural Services Department (Government of Hong Kong) (Hong Kong SAR, China)
- Baker Hughes (General Electric) (USA)
- Beijing Capital Co., Ltd. (Beijing State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission) (China)
- Beijing Institute of Architectural Design Co., Ltd. (Beijing State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission) (China)
- 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)
- Dubai Electricity & Water (Government of Dubai) (Dubai, UAE)
- GE Oil & Gas (General Electric) (USA)
- Google (Alphabet) (USA)
- Korea Water Resources Corporation (Republic of Korea Government) (S. Korea)
- LG CNS (LG Group) (S. Korea)
- LinkedIn (Microsoft) (USA)
- Nalco Champion (Ecolab) (USA)
- Nalco Water (Ecolab) (USA)
- Oil India (Government of India) (India)
- Pertamina (Government of Indonesia) (Indonesia)
- Public Works Department (Government of Malaysia) (Malaysia)
- S.F. Holding Co., Ltd. (Shenzhen Mingde Holdings Co. Ltd.) (China)
- Samsung SDS (Samsung Group) (S. Korea)
- Singapore Armed Forces (Republic of Singapore Government) (Singapore)
- Singapore Power (Temasek Holdings) (Singapore)
- Tata Chemicals (Tata Group) (India)
- Tata Consultancy Services (Tata Group) (India)
- Tata Steel (Tata Group) (India)
- Tech Mahindra (Mahindra Group) (India)
- Telkom Indonesia (Government of Indonesia) (Indonesia)
- Temasek Holdings (Government of Singapore) (Singapore)
- The Titan Company (JV Tata Group and Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation) (India)
- Unilever Indonesia (Unilever) (Indonesia)
- United States National Aeronautics & Space Administration (United States Government) (USA)
- United Tractors (Astra International) (Indonesia)

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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