DQG in Latin American tieup
Dubai, December 13, 2008
Dubai Quality Group (DQG) has signed a MoU with the Latin American Quality Institute (LAQI) as it continues to reinforce its network of regional and international partnerships with various quality-oriented organisations.
DQG and LAQI will work to promote the principles of quality and excellence through enhanced collaboration, consultation and the exchange of information and other resources that will benefit the two parties' shared vision.
Under the partnership, DQG will provide LAQI with interviews and case studies for publication in the 'Quality Magazine' and also undertake research studies and surveys to determine the impact and effectiveness of quality standards and exchange the information generated with LAQI.
The two parties have likewise signed an agreement to link their websites and allow members to access vital information and material.
'We believe that our partnership with Latin American Quality Institute will open a new dimension in our approach towards promoting quality and excellence in the UAE as we assimilate new knowledge amid an increasingly interlinked and globalised business environment,' said Marwan Al Sawaleh, chairman of Dubai Quality Group.
“I am sure this partnership will increase the quality culture in each organization members,” added Daniel Maximilian Da Costa, CEO of LAQI.
Under the MOU, DQG will also become a partner in the annual National Quality Awards and Conferences as well as other LAQI-organised events, while LAQI will likewise provide critical information in performing Quality Management in Latin America as part of various activities aimed at improving the joint initiative.
Furthermore, DQG and LAQI will make available their respective prominent speakers for specialised programs; promote quality and competitiveness for the SME sector through the deployment of quality tools; cooperate and exchange relevant information in other areas of mutual interest; and promote and exchange continued improvements in quality levels that are conducted in both countries.
DQG is an organisation that provides various programs that help its member organisations improve service quality and organisational performance. Since its inception in 1994, DQG has become the premier organisation dedicated to cultivating a culture of quality and excellence in the local business environment. DQG now has over 2,000 individual members representing over 380 prominent organisations from both the public and private sectors.
Headquartered in Panama City, LAQI is the Institute of Quality Pattern Development that is most important in Latin America. LAQI's main objectives are to develop quality standards and procedures adopted by companies, and to provide recognition to successful organisations in the field of quality and excellence.-TradeArabia News Service