4+1 Reasons to Get Certified

But is it time for such luxury?


Excellence and the management models that are related to it are not a kind of luxury.

An initial reaction which is not at all unusual towards the implementation of some management tools or excellence models which shows, however, a lack of awareness of the benefit that a company can have from the certification of excellence.

The international economic conjuncture and the tough Greek reality, mainly for the small Greek company that faces a lack of liquidity, surely do not constitute the ideal basis for the far-reaching design of actions that are not erroneously considered by a percentage of enterprises as necessary for the survival of the company.

The application and certification according to the European Business Excellence model EFQM arms the company with:


1. The capability to locate the malfunctions (e.g., organizational, administrational) that render the everyday operation difficult and to find ways to eliminate them through the application of the procedure of auto-evaluation according to the RADAR procedure.



2. The saving of resources, that is money and time, given the fact that the lack of organization constitutes a cause of wasting resources and of reduced productivity.



3. the boosting of the image and prestige of the company with a certification of an international range that is particularly identifiable abroad.



4. The adoption of an Excellence culture that characterizes the small or big company that wishes to widen its horizons through exports and cooperation by underlining its extrovert character.


+1. The Main Reason

However, the main reason is that the application and certification of the Excellence models help the Enterprise and its People to understand in depth and essentially that the Participation of All the People in the Company and the Fair Diffusion of the Knowldege constitute from now on a one-way street for the Success and the Competitiveness.



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