The new questionnaire for the Industrial Excellence Award 2021 (IEA) competition is now freely available for download, see www.industrial-excellence-award.eu. This competition focuses on Digital Strategy Innovation and Deployment Top-Down & Bottom-up, that is, how organizations align distributed activities and knowledge to achieve common strategic goals. The IEA 2021 competition is supported by 15 Top Business Schools from 12 European countries.
In Fall of 2021, IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain, will host the annual conference and award ceremony. One of the national candidates will then receive the prestigious IEA Europe award.
The Industrial Excellence Award was co-founded by INSEAD and WHU in 1995. The German competition “Die Beste Fabrik” was jointly organized by WHU and WirtschaftsWoche for 20 years. Prof. Dr. Arnd Huchzermeier is Co-founder and Executive Director of the European competition.