About Award

MANAGEMENT IN ACTION, DEMONSTRATING THEIR DIFFERENCES

Transformation and change are key watchwords for the manager of today, thus the Award focuses on personal impact and achievement. This is exemplified by management action at the individual level, whilst demonstrating outstanding leadership qualities, as well as skills in managing people, processes and information in the new business environment.

Through strong people management skills, the award focuses on individuals who are able to engage and challenge others to unleash their creativity and collective intelligence, thus contributing to the organisational success and competitiveness. Results are achieved through innovative management approaches, and by overcoming adversity and challenges to drive through change.

The Award focuses on how the individuals address specific issues or seizes opportunities to make a difference. It also assesses how they overcome difficulties, remain motivated to drive change, achieve improved performance, and instil a continuous learning mode as part of their management approach. In doing so, the decisions they take and actions they initiate, signpost the impact that they as managers make.

VISIONS AND VALUES

The Award seeks to understand how the organisation’s vision guides the individual in understanding self, achieving results and scaling greater heights. How personal values underpin the individual’s actions and are aligned to those of the organisation is also assessed.

CONTRIBUTION TO COMMUNITY

The Award understands that managers play a meaningful role in the creation of a vibrant society. Contribution to the community and the environment, beyond the individual’s core responsibilities are demonstrated, including appointments in professional or civic organisations form part of the Criteria.

POTENTIAL FOR FUTURE GROWTH

The Award does not limit itself to the past and present, but also looks strongly to the future. Therefore, the individual’s personal “Runway for Growth” is assessed against the backdrop of performance and further growth.

 

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