The Government Excellence Model Principles

The Emarati Government Excellence Model constitutes a roadmap for governments seeking to reach new levels beyond the excellence to achieve global leading positions in government work and become a role model in developing best practices to achieve the ultimate objective envisioned by governments, and to be ranked among developed countries’ governments in terms of performance, services delivery, innovation and future foresight. This could be achieved by focusing on 3 key pillars in the Government Excellence Model:

Vision Achivement
Innovation
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.

Futuristic Vision
Futuristic Vision

The Government Excellence Model is the key driving force to move forward and achieve the ambitious vision of future governments.

Stretch Objectives
Stretch Objectives

The Government Excellence Model stimulates governments to build their plans and objectives continuously to ensure sustainability in all areas.

Disruptive Mindset
Disruptive Mindset

The Government Excellence Model guarantees an innovative environment that focuses on developing programs, policies and services to achieve happiness and quality of life for society.

Leadership at the Helm
Leadership at the Helm

The Government Excellence Model focuses on leadership and its commitment to lead the entities towards achieving global leading position internationally.

Total Alignment
Total Alignment

The Government Excellence Model encourages collaboration among all relevant sectors through the exchange of knowledge to ensure the achievement of national priorities.

Value Creation
Value Creation

The Government Excellence Model dedicates a particular focus to enriching government work to ensure the provision of valuable and high quality government services for the happiness of all stakeholders.

Outcome-Based Measurement
Outcome-Based Measurement

The Government Excellence Model seeks to sustain the leading performance by focusing on benchmarking and measurement of global competitiveness indicators.

Pioneering Methods
Pioneering Methods

The Government Excellence Model stimulates discovering future changes through developing all future foresight tools.

Learning and Development
Learning and Development

The system introduces a new meaning of learning and development, which is "learning through doing". Experimentation is the best way to learn and develop.

Leading Government
Leading Government

The Government Excellence Model encourages government entities to reach global leading positions by comparing them against the toughest international standards.

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