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2017 Global (Independent Operating Unit) MAKE Winners Announced    [Date Added : 11/05/2017 ]
Teleos, in association with The KNOW Network, has announced the 10 Winners of the 2017 Global (Independent Operating Unit) Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) study. Google (Alphabet) has been named the Overall Global (IOU) MAKE Winner for the first time.

A panel of Fortune Global 500 senior executives and leading knowledge management/intellectual capital/innovation/organizational learning experts selected the Global (IOU) MAKE 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 35 organizations received nominations, and from this group a total of 21 enterprises were recognized as 2017 Global (IOU) MAKE Finalists.

2017 Global IOU MAKE Hall of Fame

Over the past 8 annual studies, only 39 organizations have been recognized as Global (IOU) MAKE Winners. An even more select group of organizations form the 2017 Global (IOU) MAKE Hall of Fame. These six organizations have been Global (IOU) MAKE Finalists in each of the past five annual studies: Korea Water Resources Corporation, Samsung SDS, Singapore Armed Forces, Tata Consultancy Services, Tech Mahindra and The Titan Company.

2017 Global (IOU) MAKE Winners

The 2017 Global (IOU) MAKE Winners have been recognized for:

Afcons Infrastructure Limited (Shapoorji Pallonji Group) India

Afcons Infrastructure is cited in this year’s Global (IOU) MAKE study for creating value through customer/stakeholder knowledge. This is the second consecutive year that the Afcons Infrastructure has been recognized as a Global (IOU) MAKE Winner.

Airbus (Airbus Group) France

Airbus is cited in this year’s Global (IOU) MAKE study for creating a learning organization, and transforming enterprise knowledge into shareholder/stakeholder value. This is the first time that Airbus has been recognized as a Global (IOU) MAKE MAKE Winner.

Google (Alphabet) United States – Overall 2017 Global (IOU) MAKE Winner

Google is recognized in the 2017 Global (IOU) MAKE study for creating a knowledge-driven enterprise culture (first place), developing new knowledge-based products, services and solutions; and creating value through customer/stakeholder knowledge (first place). This is the first time that Google has been recognized as a Global (IOU) MAKE Winner.

Korea Water Resources Corporation (Republic of Korea Government) S. Korea

The 2017 Global (IOU) MAKE panel has recognized the Korea Water Resources Corporation for new knowledge-based products, services and solutions. This is the fifth consecutive year that K-water has been recognized as a Global (IOU) MAKE Winner.

LG CNS (LG Corporation) S. Korea

The LG CNS is cited in this year’s Global (IOU) MAKE study for maximizing enterprise intellectual capital. This is the first time that LG CNS has been recognized as a Global (IOU) MAKE Winner.

S.F. Holding Co., Ltd. (Shenzhen Mingde Holdings Co. Ltd.) China

The 2017 Global (IOU) MAKE panel has recognized S.F. Holding Co., Ltd. for creating an environment for collaborative enterprise-wide knowledge sharing. This is the first time that S.F. Holding Co., Ltd. has been recognized as a Global (IOU) MAKE Winner.

Samsung SDS (Samsung Group) S. Korea

The 2017 Global (IOU) MAKE panel recognized Samsung SDS for developing knowledge leaders and knowledge workers (first place). This is the 8th consecutive year that Samsung SDS has been a Global (IOU) MAKE Winner, including Overall Global (IOU) MAKE Winner (2010).

Tata Consultancy Services (Tata Group) India

Tata Consultancy Services is recognized in this year’s Global (IOU) MAKE study for creating an enterprise knowledge-driven culture. Tata Consultancy Services is an eight-time Global (IOU) MAKE Winner, including Overall Global (IOU) MAKE Winner (2015, 2016).

Tech Mahindra (Mahindra Group) India

The 2017 Global (IOU) MAKE panel has recognized the Tech Mahindra for creating a learning organization. This is the second consecutive year that the Tech Mahindra has been recognized as a Global (IOU) MAKE Winner.

United States National Aeronautics & Space Administration (United States Government) United States

The 2017 Global (IOU) MAKE panel has recognized US NASA for maximizing enterprise intellectual capital (first place); creating an environment for collaborative enterprise-wide knowledge sharing (first place); creating a learning organization (first place); and transforming organizational knowledge into shareholder/stakeholder value (first place). US NASA is a five-time Global (IOU) 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 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.

Global (Independent Operating Unit) MAKE Nominees

A total of 35 organizations were nominated in the 2017 Global (Independent Operating Unit) MAKE study (in alphabetical order):

• 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)

2017 Global (Independent Operating Unit) MAKE Finalists

A total of 21 organizations were recognized as 2017 Global (Independent Operating Unit) MAKE Finalists (based on nominations from at least 5% of the Global (IOU) MAKE expert panel). They are listed alphabetically:

• 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)
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