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Centre for Organisational Excellence Research

The Centre for Organisational Excellence Research (COER), Massey University, was created in 2001 to address the research void within New Zealand in the areas of organisational excellence, benchmarking and best practices. COER is at the leading edge of best practice research demonstrated through its work developing, and its leadership and management of the New Zealand Benchmarking Club. COER since its inception has been working hard with other associations/networks to improve the competitiveness of NZ business. As such key relationships have been formed with EDANZ, NZIM, NZOQ and NZBEF – all of whom can offer their members a discount on membership to

Enterprising Manukau

Ministry of Economic Development

New Zealand Business Excellence Foundation

The New Zealand Business Excellence Foundation (NZBEF) exists to help New Zealand organisations lift their performance to world-class standards by offering support, training and networking with like-minded managers by way of the Business Excellence Framework (also known as the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence). NZBEF is committed to helping you improve bottom line results along with improved relationships for customers, staff and other stakeholders. We work in a range of sectors including business, education, health and local and central governments.
NZBEF was established in 1992 and its present membership comprises over 140 organisations, made up of academia, government, small, medium and large companies and associate members from all over New Zealand.

The Foundation's Vision is: New Zealand organisation's enjoying sustained performance excellence through the pursuit of best practices.

The Foundation's Mission is: To stimulate and support organisational excellence in New Zealand by:
(1) developing awareness and understanding of performance excellence;
(2) supporting and facilitating organisations on their journey towards excellence;
(3) facilitating the identification and sharing of best practices; and
(4) recognising organisational excellence.

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Enterprising Manukau
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NZ Institute of Management
Quality Society of Australia
Australian Organisation for

Smart Manukau
Unlimited Magazine
Farmers Mutual
John Robertson & Associates
Industry Training Federation
EMA Northern
New Zealand Quality College
Enterprise North Shore