LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 23, 2013--Teleos, in association with The KNOW Network, has announced the Winners of the 2013 Asian Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) study. This year's Asian MAKE Winners are (in alphabetical order):
-- Baoshan Iron & Steel Co., Ltd. (China)
-- China Merchants Securities Co., Ltd. (China)
-- Hong Kong Police Force (Hong Kong SAR, China)
-- Infosys Limited (India)
-- Korea Water Resources Corporation (S. Korea)
-- Larsen & Toubro Hydrocarbon IC (India)
-- Pertamina (Indonesia)
-- POSCO (S. Korea)
-- Samsung Electronics (S. Korea)
-- Samsung SDS (S. Korea)
-- Singapore Armed Forces (Singapore)
-- Tata Consultancy Services (India)
-- The Hong Kong & China Gas Co., Ltd. (Hong Kong SAR, China)
-- Toyota (Japan)
-- Toyota Astra Motor (Indonesia)
-- Unilever Indonesia (Indonesia)
-- United Tractors (Indonesia)
-- Wipro Limited (India)
-- Woods Bagot (Australia)
-- WorleyParsons (Australia)
The 2013 Asian MAKE Winners were recognized at a special Awards Ceremony at the 14th annual World Knowledge Forum. Toyota was recognized as the Overall Asian MAKE Winner.
A panel of Asian-based 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
-- 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
Successfully managing enterprise knowledge yields big dividends. The 2013 Asian MAKE Winners' average Return on Revenues (ROR) was 9.1% -- more than 2.8 times that of the Fortune Global 500 ROR company median. The average Return on Assets (ROA) for the 2013 Asian MAKE Winners was 6.5% -- 3.1 times that of the Fortune Global 500 ROA company median.
2013 Asian MAKE Hall of Fame
The 2013 Asian MAKE Hall of Fame consists of 12 organizations which have been Asian MAKE Finalists in each of the past five annual studies: Eureka Forbes, Infosys Limited, Korea Water Resources Corporation, Larsen & Toubro Hydrocarbon IC, POSCO, Samsung SDS, Singapore Armed Forces, Tata Consultancy Services, Tata Steel, Toyota, United Tractors, and Wipro Limited.
Teleos, an independent knowledge management and intellectual capital research firm, administers the MAKE program. The KNOW Network is a Web-based global community of organizations dedicated to achieving superior performance through networking and best practice knowledge sharing.
The MAKE research program consists of the annual Global MAKE study -- the international benchmark for world-class knowledge organizations -- and regional MAKE studies for the Americas, Asia and Europe, as well as national MAKE studies in Brazil, Hong Kong, Mainland China, India, Indonesia, Iran and Russia.
Contact Teleos for the free "2013 Asian MAKE Report" Executive Summary.
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