Benchmarking exchange - surveys best practices
Benchnet is a benchmarking exchange
providing surveys, links and best practices on benchmarking.
Benchnet - is a electronic communication and information system designed
specifically for use by individuals and organizations involved in
Benchmarking and Process Improvement. TBE's Benchnet provides users with a
forum for all phases of Benchmarking. TBE's Benchnet is for veteran
practitioners as well as those who are just beginning to discover the
world of Benchmarking. TBE's Benchnet was designed by benchmarking
practitioners for Benchmarking practitioners. TBE is also a "live"
Newsletter in that all the information is updated daily so you don't have
to wait months for fresh material.
Self Assessor - is an online service that provides users the ability to
measure themselves, real-time against the European Foundation for Quality
Management (EFQM) European Quality Award criteria, the Malcolm Baldrige
National Quality Award (MBNQA) criteria, the Australian Quality Award
(AQA) criteria and the South African Excellence Award criteria.
Surveyor - is an online survey service where companies (survey sponsors)
can solicit answers to their specific questionnaires and have the
responses collected and emailed directly back to them along with a copy of
cumulative database containing all responses to their survey. Companies
simply forward a copy of their questionnaire to TBE and within 48 hours
TBE will have their survey online. TBE will send out survey participation
invitations to its own proprietary list of candidates as well as any email
lists supplied by the company sponsoring the survey. Companies can use
Surveyor for internal studies as well.
Bintranets - is TBE's Benchmarking Activity Service (BAS) that companies
use for their internal benchmarking research and collaboration needs. Many
companies have found that outsourcing their internal benchmarking activity
needs to TBE have been able to reduce their Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
by 75% while increasing their Return On Investment (ROI) by as much as
1500%. Some common applications incorporated in the BAS are; Inbound and
Outbound Benchmarking Study Tracking, Internal Electronic Discussion
Boards, Best Practices database, Company policies on Benchmarking,
internal use Forms and procedures for employees conducting Benchmarking
Studies, and more.
Young, O'Byrne, EVA and VBM
Rappaport, Creating Shareholder Value...
Drucker, Managing for Results
Copeland, Valuation: Measuring and Managing the
Value of Companies
Stern, The EVA Challenge: Implementing Value Added
Foundations of EVA
Brickley, Designing Organizations to Create Value