Abu Dhabi Ports announces winners of MAFNOOD 2016
CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports, Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi honoured the winners at a ceremony held in Abu Dhabi on 30 October. Ten winners were honoured in the “Individuals” category, while five projects were selected in the “Projects and Outstanding teams” category, and seven units were honoured in the main category.
Captain Mohamed Al Shamisi commented: “We have launched our internal excellence awards, MAFNOOD, to recognise best practices and outstanding performers in Abu Dhabi Ports. This comes in line with the vision of our wise leadership which aims to instil a culture of excellence within government entities and promote the values of quality and commitment.
“As part of our commitment to excellence, we did not only launch MAFNOOD as our internal excellence scheme, but we have also created a dedicated quality assurance and excellence department within our organisational structure which has been instrumental in the success of MAFNOOD and internal performance enhancement. I would like to congratulate the winners and thank them for their dedication and hard work which continues to drive the future of Abu Dhabi Ports towards more success and achievements,” he concluded.
Abu Dhabi Ports’ internal excellence award, MAFNOOD, was designed in line with the Abu Dhabi Award for Excellence in Government Performance (ADAEP). The winners of MAFNOOD automatically qualify to enter the ADAEP competition which will be taking place next year.
This year’s cycle of MAFNOOD featured the introduction of the “excellence line” standard, which gives participating individuals, teams, and units who surpass it the opportunity to be recognised and encourages them to elevate corporate performance. This has significantly increased the number of honourees in most of the categories.
Carried out by external assessors, the assessment process took a period of three weeks and was based on different application documents, and in-depth interviews which focussed on many aspects including leadership, strategy, project management, work planning and organisation, customer service and creativity.