Ideas Arabia Competition is conducted every year along with the Ideas Arabia International Conference to recognize the most significant ideas implemented by companies throughout the year.
This year Dubai Quality Group organized the competition on April 29, at Four Seasons Resort Dubai. Not only did this competition provide an opportunity for participating companies to benchmark against other leading organizations, but it also acted as a motivational tool for employees.
‘Idea of the Year 2015’ and “Best Suggestion Model and Best Suggestion Program Administrator ” was awarded to Dubai Custom. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) won the ‘Technology’ and ‘Green Initiative” award.
Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC won the Best Invention award and Best Sustainable Ideas Scheme . Dubai Land Department won Productivity category and Customer Happiness category, Dubai Taxi also won the Customer Happiness award.
RTA and Dubai Police won Best Shared Idea award. “Special Needs Support” award was given to Emirates Transport. Dubai Police won in Financial and Education Category. Al Hilaliat Primary and Secondary School for Girls won the Green Initiative Award.
The awards were distributed by Ahmed Mahmoob, Director, Dubai Customs.
Dubai Quality Group believes engaging employees and encouraging them to implement innovation, is the key to productivity and profitability for an organization. This competition between a cross-section of industries helped in imparting one’s experience to other companies and exchange ideas and practices followed in other organizations.
The competition which was held on 2nd day of the conference had a line-up of eminent personalities like Dr. Sunil Gupta, Chief Learning Officer – Ideas Management Consultants, Paul Sloane, Director – Destination Innovation and Butti Ahmed Al Falasi, Director – Media Security, Dubai Police. A 2-hour interactive team activity of Idea Generation & Improvement was also conducted for the participants.