Teleos Announces 2013 World's Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises

LONDON--()--Teleos, in association with The KNOW Network, has announced the Winners of the 16th annual Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) study. For the first time, Samsung has been recognized as the Overall Winner.

The 2013 Global MAKE Winners are (in alphabetical order):

-- Accenture

-- Amazon.com

-- Apple

-- ConocoPhillips

-- Deloitte

-- Ernst & Young

-- Fluor

-- Google

-- IBM

-- Infosys Limited

-- McKinsey & Company

-- Microsoft

-- POSCO

-- PwC

-- Samsung Group

-- Schlumberger

-- Tata Group

-- Toyota

-- Vale S.A.

-- Wipro Limited

A panel of Global Fortune 500 senior executives and internationally recognized knowledge management/innovation/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

-- 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

Contact Teleos for the free "2013 Global MAKE Report" Executive Summary.

2013 GLOBAL MAKE HALL OF FAME

Over the past 16 years, only 59 organizations have been recognized as Global MAKE Winners. An even more select group of organizations form the 2013 Global MAKE Hall of Fame. These 24 organizations have been Global MAKE Finalists in each of the past five annual studies: Accenture, Apple, APQC, ConocoPhillips, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Fluor, Google, IBM, Infosys Limited, Mars, McKinsey & Company, Microsoft, Mindtree Limited, Petrobras, POSCO, PwC, Royal Dutch Shell, Samsung, Schlumberger, Siemens, Tata Group, Toyota and Wipro Limited.

2013 GLOBAL INDIVIDUAL OPERATING UNIT (IOU) MAKE WINNERS

Teleos also has announced the 4th annual Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Winners for Individual Operating Units. Part of the annual Global MAKE study, this category recognizes Individual Operating Units which form part of a larger organization -- and includes individual companies, divisions, business units, agencies and departments. The Winners are (in alphabetical order):

-- Brasil Kirin

-- China Merchants Securities

-- Hong Kong Police Force

-- Korea Water Resources Corporation

-- Larsen & Toubro Hydrocarbon IC

-- Nalco Champion

-- Samsung Electronics

-- Samsung SDS

-- Singapore Armed Forces

-- Tata Chemicals

-- Tata Consultancy Services

-- Unilever Indonesia

The Singapore Armed Forces has been named the 2013 Overall Global Individual Operating Unit (IOU) MAKE Winner for the second year in a row.

Over the past four annual studies, only 23 organizations have been recognized as Global IOU MAKE Winners. An even more select group of organizations form the 2013 Global IOU MAKE Hall of Fame. These four organizations have been Global IOU MAKE Finalists in each of the past four annual studies: Larsen & Toubro Hydrocarbon IC, Samsung SDS, Singapore Armed Forces, and Tata Consultancy Services.

TELEOS

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, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran and Russia.

Contacts

Teleos
Rory Chase
44-1584-878576
E-mail: teleos@mac.com
Website: http://www.knowledgebusiness.com

Release Summary

Samsung for the first time is the overall winner of Teleos' 16th annual Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) study. American, Indian and South Korean companies share top honors.

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Contacts

Teleos
Rory Chase
44-1584-878576
E-mail: teleos@mac.com
Website: http://www.knowledgebusiness.com