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COER Gallery

2011

Dr Robin Mann and TRADE Best Practice Benchmarking attendees, Tehran, Iran, 10-11 January 2011.
Dr Robin Mann with two new friends - Fariborz Tavakoli, NIOC, one of the TRADE delegates and Shahyar the interpreter, Tehran, Iran, 11 January 2011.
Grant Regan, PhD Candidate, COER, studying at a library in Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 2011.
Grant Regan, PhD Candidate, COER participating in the Sheikh Khalifa Business Excellence awards training programme, Abu Dhabi, UAE, January 2011.
Dr Robin Mann relaxing with staff from HCI Education and Enterprise Consultation Limited after discussions about partnership opportunities in China, Guangzhou, China, 25 February 2011.
A team undertaking a benchmarking project as part of a TRADE Best Practice Benchmarking Workshop, Bangkok, Thailand, 10-11 March 2011.
Dr Robin Mann helping with a TRADE Best Practice Benchmarking project, Bangkok, Thailand, 10-11 March 2011.
Everybody is happy – the training has finished! Bangkok, Thailand, 10-11 March 2011.
Delegates at a Fashion Industry Symposium being introduced to a benchmarking initiative, Bangkok, Thailand, 16 March 2011.
Dr Robin Mann, COER receiving a gift from Dr Boondee, Thailand Productivity Institute and the Chairman of the Leather Association at the Fashion Industry Symposium, Bangkok, Thailand, 16 March 2011.
Dr Robin Mann presenting at the Fashion Industry Symposium, Bangkok, Thailand, 16 March 2011.
Dr Robin Mann with attendees at Knowledge Management Consortium Training, Bangkok, Thailand, 17 March 2011.
Nantaphorn Aungatichart, Productivity Research Manager, Thailand Productivity Institute, facilitating one of the KM project teams, Bangkok, Thailand, 17 March 2011.
Tossapol Ramingwong, Researcher, Thailand Productivity Institute, facilitating one of the KM project teams, Bangkok, Thailand, 17 March 2011.
Dr. Boondee Bunyagidj, Advisor to the Executive Director, Thailand Productivity Institute speaking to the KM attendees, Bangkok, Thailand, 17 March 2011.
Dr Robin Mann & Musli Mohammad (PhD Student), leading an APO project to develop Guidebooks for Business Excellence Awareness & Implementation. Representing the APO were Sherman Loo, & Centre of Excellence for Business Excellence, Darshan Singh. Singapore, 24 March 2011
Enjoying dinner with Dr. Janak Mehta and his wife and Paul Harding in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 27-28 April.
Speakers at Uzbekistan’s IV International Quality Forum including Prof. Azat Abdrakhmanov, Dr. Janak Mehta, Paul Harding, Dr. Chao Ton Su and Prof. Yu. Adler, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 27-28 April 2011.
Dr Robin Mann running a MasterClass in Benchmarking, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 28 April 2011.
Paul Harding, Managing Director of South African Quality Institute, is modelling a South African football shirt! This was taken in front of Uzbekistan’s Government Offices. Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 30 April 2011.
BPIR.com team testing the social networking facilities of the BPIR website, Palmerston North, NZ, May 2011
Dr Robin Mann and Saleh Janeeh, Chairman – Dubai Quality Group, sign an agreement that enables DQG members to have access to the BPIR.com, 4 May 2011.
Grant Regan, COER PhD Student, delivering a workshop in Kazakhstan, 16 June 2011,
Grant Regan, COER PhD Student, in traditional Kazakhstan dress with Prof. Azat Abdrakhmanov and other Keynote speakers, 17 June 2011
Dr Robin Mann with Dr Dotun Adebanjo, University of Liverpool + families. Dotun and Robin work together on many research projects & in 2011 published 2 papers on "Business Excellence in Asia", UK, 25 June 2011.
Dubai Police, the first organisation in the UAE to have organisational-wide certification and training in TRADE, 26-28 July 2011.
Dubai Police provided me with a drink of coffee incorporating the TRADE logo design, 26-28 July 2011.
Dr Robin Mann running a 3-day TRADE Best Practice Benchmarking as part of a 7-in1 workshop. Over 80 participants helped it to become a memorable occasion with substantial best practice sharing & networking, Bahrain, 27-29 July 2011.
Dr Robin Mann receiving a gift at the 7 in1 workshop. Also, shown are Ahmed Al Banna, Chief Executive, Origin Group (COER’s Bahrain partners) & speakers, Beverley Adcock, Graham Hull & Dr. Naji Bejjani. Bahrain, 27-29 July 2011.
The first TRADE Best Practice Benchmarking training to be held in India, working in partnership with the BestPrax Club, Mumbai, India, 7-8 July 2011.
BestPrax Club award winner – YES Bank – for its Talent Acquisition Process. Mumbai, India, 9 July 2011.
The three judges of the BestPrax Club awards. Suresh Lulla, Bestprax Club, Rafiz Somani, Parametric Technology and Dr Robin Mann. Mumbai, India, 9 July 2011.
Chuck Aubrey, Anderson Pharmaceuticals & APQO, Yasir Al Naqbir, Abu Dhabi Government Excellence, UAE, & Jorge Roman, Business Excellence Chile at the Best Practice Conference for Municipalities, Santiago, Chile, 29 August 2011.
The conference panel included Mayor Christian Labbe, Providencia, Yasir Al Naqbir, Abu Dhabi Government Excellence, UAE & Mayor Roy Gold, Coral Springs, US. Providencia & Coral Springs have both won a national business excellence award. Dr Robin Mann, COER, delivered the keynote presentation, Santiago, Chile, 29 August 2011.
An embarrassed Dr Robin Mann saying thank you as delegates/speakers sang "Happy Birthday" at the conference lunch, Santiago, Chile, 30 August 2011.
Dr Robin Mann meeting the NZ Ambassador for Chile to discuss opportunities, Santiago, Chile, 31 August 2011.
Yasir Al Naqbir and Jorge Roman, relax after the conference, Santiago, Chile, 2 September 2011.
Grant Regan, COER PhD student, travelled to NZ to present his research & successfully moved from provisional to full registration. He is relaxing at Dr Robin Mann’s house with Gez, 8 September 2011.
Dr Robin Mann facilitating a TRADE Best Practice Benchmarking workshop to the School Appraisal Branch, Ministry of Education. Singapore, 5-6 October 2011.
Attendees of a public TRADE Best Practice Benchmarking workshop. Singapore, 13-14 October 2011.
Jurgen Wagner of COER passing his PhD Viva on "Culture and Quality" with no emendations, Palmerston North, NZ, October 2011.
Dr Robin Mann, can be seen in the distance, giving the keynote presentation at the Global Business Excellence Conference, over 600 delegates. Singapore, 18 October 2011
Dr Robin Mann is awarded the Harrington/Ishikawa Medal for 2011 by the Walter L. Hurd Foundation & Asia Pacific Quality Organization. Representing APQO; Shan Ruprai, Dr James Harrington, Chuck Aubrey, Dr Ahmad Mohd Magad, and Dr Miflora Gatchalian, Singapore, 17 October 2011.
Dr Robin Mann with Jorge Roman, Chuck Aubrey and Paul Steel at the Global Business Excellence Awards Dinner, Singapore 18 October 2011.
BPIR.com Ltd’s Exhibition Stand at the Global Business Excellence Conference. Dr Robin Mann, Co-founder, Leslie Teo, Business Development Director, & Bin Hoon Customer Relations. Singapore, 19 October 2011.
Leslie Teo, BPIR.com Ltd’s Business Development Director gives a training session on the BPIR.com to SPRING Singapore Quality Class organisations, Singapore, 23 November 2011.
Paul Cherrett, UK Benchmarking Institute, Dr Holger Kohl, IPK Fraunhofer & Dr Robin Mann, listening attentively at a Benchmarking Conference organised by COER’s partners Gulf Lead Consultants. Kuwait, 5 December 2011.
Dr Robin Mann receiving a gift from Dr Hamed, Partner, Gulf Lead Consultants after giving a keynote presentation, Kuwait, 5 December 2011.
Paul Cherrett, UK Benchmarking Institute, photographed at Kuwait Towers after the benchmarking conference, Kuwait, 6 December 2011.
TRADE Best Practice Benchmarking Workshop for CorpBanca. The 1st company in Chile to receive TRADE certification. Organised by COER’s partners Business Excellence Chile. 14 December 2011

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