HR has developed a program to help forge or maintain a winning edge over theorganization's competitors.
HR has designed a program to effect a change that results in cost savings orincreased revenue.
HR has created a program or strategy to help the organization succeed in theworld marketplace.
HR has seized the opportunity to expand or improve its role in the organization.The innovation marks a departure for the winning company and often for the HRfield.
HR has successfully developed a program in response to the changing businessenvironment.
HR has developed or implemented a program in partnership with another constituency,either within the organization or outside of it.
Quality of Life
HR has taken a proactive approach to improving employees' quality of life whilebalancing the business needs of the organization.
HR has developed a program to help another constituency within the organizationmeet its business goals.
HR has anticipated internal and/or external trends that will affect the organizationand it has responded proactively.
The General Excellence award is given to the organization whose HR departmenthas met the standards established for at least six of the other nine categories.