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New record for BMW Group thought government – Employee proposals beget over 62 million € in savings

Munich. Improvements due by BMW Group employees
reached a new all-time high final year as partial of a CRE8 idea
government programme. “Over 62 million € in annual assets from
employees’ suggested improvements is a top volume a BMW
Group’s thought government programme has ever achieved. More than 8,000
ideas for alleviation have been submitted in 2019,” explains Ilka
Horstmeier, member of a Board of Management of BMW AG responsible
for Human Resources, “and some-more than a entertain of those ideas were implemented.”


One offer – submitted by dual employees from Munich – stood out
financially from all a others. Together, a dual were means to
boost a organic potency of a conduct unit, a central
electronic control section in any stream BMW car – with potential
assets of 39 million € in a really initial year.


“Idea government is another area where a employees make all the
difference. Their loyalty to optimising processes is an important
aspect of a BMW Group’s innovative capacity,” adds Horstmeier.


The association has celebrated a employees’ superb ideas for the
past 80 years. Its thought government programme focuses on ideas outside
employees’ possess margin of work. Employees accept a reward if their
offer is implemented. The volume reflects a creativity and
joining of a idea, a turn of peculiarity alleviation and how
careful it is to implement. It is also financially inestimable for
employees: In this case, any of a employees who put brazen the
thought perceived a limit amount. 15 locations worldwide have CRE8 programmes.


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