Today's seminars

Latest Trends in Green Printing (free admission)

Organiser The Hong Kong Printers Association

Time 3pm to 5pm

Venue Forum Area, Hall 7, AsiaWorld-Expo

Tuesday, 28 April, 2009, 12:00am

What's On

Aug 26

23 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

Sales and human resources staff have different views

22 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Adapting to change needs positive stance

Communication is key to reducing conflicts in the office, especially when corporations merge

NOTHING IS MORE unsettling for employees than to know their company is involved in a corporate merger or takeover.

7 May 2005 - 12:00am


I refer to Dr Jane Lockwood's letter on confusion about benchmarking tests ('Switching tests will undermine successful English-language campaign', South China Morning Post, February 21) and the front-page article on February 18 about benchmarking and Sun Hung Kai Properties. I agree with Dr Lockwood's observations about the confusion.

26 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Waiting for reply

I am disappointed that no university librarians have answered my inquiries regarding public access to their public-funded collections (letter headlined, 'Fundamental right', South China Morning Post, August 22).

12 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Optional test could work

The controversy over the language benchmarking test seems to have created a 'lose-lose' situation.

The public image of both the teaching profession and the administration have suffered a blow.

The atmosphere has been poisoned and the mutual trust between the two parties has been strained and threatens to undermine the entire educational reform process.

23 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Asian clearing house enters global strategic alliance

The Asian Benchmarking Clearinghouse (ABC) - officially launched yesterday - has signed a global strategic alliance with two international benchmarking organisations. The deal is the first global benchmarking alliance.

The ABC is teaming up with the American Productivity & Quality Centre and the Australia Quality Centre.

9 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Alliance offers business edge

The Australian Quality Council (AQC) is delighted to have formed a strategic alliance on global benchmarking collaboration with the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) and the American Productivity and Quality Centre (APQC).

8 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Shining light on global markets

The American Productivity & Quality Centre is honoured to join with the Hong Kong Productivity Council in launching the Asian Benchmarking Clearinghouse.

It represents a global alliance that will give Pacific Rim companies access to results-oriented information necessary to improve, adapt to and anticipate the needs of the global market.

8 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Time for corporate rethink

The Hong Kong Productivity Council is proud to announce the opening of its Asian Benchmarking Clearinghouse (ABC).

It is an initiative to promote, integrate and disseminate benchmarking activities for Hong Kong and Asian organisations to share knowledge and experience in best practices.

8 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

APQC perfect ally for council

Benchmarking is well developed in the United States and is practised by an estimated 60-70 per cent of bigger companies.

After establishing itself as an effective quality tool in the manufacturing sector, benchmarking has been increasingly adopted by US service industries and public bodies.

8 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

High performance for HK companies starts with ABC

The Asian Benchmarking Clearinghouse (ABC), which is being launched today, will help businesses in Hong Kong to measure their strengths and weaknesses against competitors in the SAR and overseas.

It will be located at the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) in Kowloon Tong and staffed by HKPC specialists.

8 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Mission vision sees SAR as Asian hub

The Asian Benchmarking Clearinghouse (ABC) is an independent information resource for companies.

Organisations will be able to share information about best practices in their industries and draw on the resources of the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) and its foreign partners.

8 Oct 1998 - 12:00am

Hsin Chong boosts service with TQM

Hsin Chong Real Estate Management (Hsin Chong REM) has seen its business expand dramatically since it began gathering benchmarking information as part of a total quality management (TQM) study early last year.

'We have expanded quickly since we introduced TQM,' Fan Cheuk-hung, the company's director and general manager, said.

8 Oct 1998 - 12:00am