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Finalists named for AUT Excellence in Business Support Award

Finalists for the 2015 AUT Faculty of Business and Law Excellence in Business Support Awards have been announced today.

“The importance of excellent business support runs through everything we do in the AUT Faculty of Business and Law, from teaching to research to co-operative education and industry engagement,” says AUT Dean of Business and Law, Professor Geoff Perry.

“The large number of entries from technology companies this year highlights the important role technology can play in enhancing business support, and entrants in the two technology categories have achieved particularly strong scores at this stage.”

Finalists for each of the ten categories have until 17 July to submit their final applications, which will then be evaluated by academics from the AUT Business School. Evaluation of applications is overseen by the New Zealand Business Excellence Foundation.

In evaluating applications the judges will consider: leadership and planning, customer and market focus, provision of business support and evaluation and improvement, with a focus on results.

Now into their tenth year, the AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards are the only national performance measure for New Zealand business support organisations.

Winners of the ten category awards and the supreme award will be named at a gala dinner on 29 October.


2015 finalists for the AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards

Image Centre Group Business < $5M T/O Management Services
New Zealand Dispute Resolution Centre
Altris Limited
Engine Room Chartered Accountants
David Foreman Ltd

Business < $5M T/O Sales & Marketing
Pure SEO
Research First Ltd
Perceptive Research

Idealog Business < $5M T/O Technology (non-cloud)
Pure SEO
ASGSPL
Crossware

Idealog Business < $5M T/O Cloud-based Technology
GeoOp
Customer Radar
Perceptive Research
STQRY

IBM Business $5M - $20M T/O
UXC Oxygen
A-Ward Ltd
Colmar Brunton
Advanced Security Group
Chen Palmer New Zealand Public and Employment Law Specialists

Fuji Xerox Business $20M+ T/O
Crown Equipment
Kiwiplan New Zealand
Netlogix
Rothbury Insurance Brokers

New Zealand Business Excellence Foundation Not for Profit
Tourism Industry Association New Zealand
The Arbitrators' and Mediators' Institute of New Zealand
EEO Trust (Equal Employment Opportunities Trust)

Drake New Zealand Government
N4L (Network for Learning)
Plant & Food Research (The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research)
New Zealand Customs Service
Business.govt.nz (Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment)

Export Support
Plant & Food Research (The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research)
Export NZ Auckland
Netlogix
AJ Park
A-Ward Ltd

Fuji Xerox Leadership
Stefan Preston (CEO Ingenio)
Mai Chen (Chen Palmer New Zealand Public and Employment Law Specialists)
Simon Harvey (BusinessLAB)
Dr Glenn Doherty (Tongan Health Society Inc.)

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