The Government Excellence Model (GEM 2.0)

The Government Excellence Model (GEM 2.0) is designed to inspire government entities on their journey towards excellence, and to keep the momentum of Excellence. This momentum is intended to result in major leaps of performance and leading positions. The model is based on pioneering thinking and advanced approaches that pave the way for defining and steering future governments. This could be achieved by focusing on 3 key pillars in the Government Excellence Model (GEM 2.0)

Vision Realization
Distinctive Value
Enablers
The Government Excellence Model Fundamentals

The Government Excellence Model philosophy seeks to establish the excellence principles at all levels of government based on a set of pillars. They include an ambitious futuristic vision, flexibility, keeping up with transformative thinking, building distinguished and integrated capabilities, embracing continuous learning and development, leading innovation, providing value to the society and achieving leading sustainable results. This leads to institutional excellence and boost the overall performance and global competitiveness.

Ambitious Vision
Ambitious Vision

GEM 2.0 encourages the government positioning the country amongst the most advanced nations by focusing on specific priorities.

Enhancing Wellbeing
Enhancing Wellbeing

GEM 2.0 stimulates the government to generate outcomes that delight stakeholders, enhance the wellbeing of citizens.

Leadership at the Helm
Leadership at the Helm

GEM 2.0 entity creates a dynamic and positive leadership mindset to support improvement and development.

Anticipating and Adapting
Anticipating and Adapting

GEM 2.0 promotes harnesses innovation, agility and adaptability to ensure sustainable success through anticipating threats and challenges and taking the risks to achieve organizational transformation.

Inspiring Confidence
Inspiring Confidence

GEM 2.0 encourages the government to establish robust governance structure that creates confidence for all stakeholders.

Embracing the Ecosystem
Embracing the Ecosystem

GEM 2.0 emphasizes on generating added value for stakeholders by collaborating and partnering effectively and establishing win-win relationships.

Outcome-Based Measurement
Outcome-Based Measurement

GEM 2.0 focuses on timely, accurate, reliable and relevant information to guide performance towards the generation of high-level impacts on what really matters to stakeholders.

Benefits Realization
Benefits Realization

GEM 2.0 stimulates the government to maximize the return on investment through optimizing the efficiency and effectiveness of all its activities to maximize stakeholder benefit.

Leading Government
Leading Government

GEM 2.0 guides the government to compete against the toughest standards globally to reach the summit through building distinctive capabilities and partnerships.

Transformational and Disruptive Mindset
Transformational and Disruptive Mindset

GEM 2.0 encourages anticipation, adaptation, disruption and delivery to help maintain a government competitive advantage.

UAE Government Excellence Model obtains international accreditation

The UAE has achieved a new global breakthrough in developing the UAE Government Excellence Model, as a global reference for supporting ambitious governments in improving their efficiency and shaping the future of their entities. The initiative embodies the vision of the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to achieve excellence and inspire the UAE’s leadership in this field. The new model was recognized to be an International Standard at a ceremony held in Dubai and endorsed by representatives from nine world-leading organizations...

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Government Excellence Model Handbook

The Government Excellence Model Handbook provides an overview of the model and modern concepts to shape future governments and achieve the ambitious vision. The Handbook also includes detailed criteria to develop government work programs to attain the highest positions, as well as an evaluation mechanism that ensures optimal evaluation of the leading position of government institutions.

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Sheikh Khalifa Government Excellence Program and Emerald Publishing

Based on the agreement between Sheikh Khalifa Government Excellence Program and Emerald Publishing that aims to establish a scientific and research platform. This platform includes academic studies and researches showing how the impact of implementing GEM on the government entities’ performance and published through three open access journals: International Journal of Future Government; International Journal of Excellence in Government; and International Journal of Disruptive Innovation in Government.

Recent published studies