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Oliver Wight Class A Gallery

Oliver Wight Class A Gallery

The Oliver Wight Class A standard is recognised as the industry definition of true business excellence. And The Oliver Wight Class A checklist is renowned as the world’s most successful business assessment tool. First developed in 1977 as a simple list of 20 questions, The Class A Checklist has expanded with experience accumulated from working with hundreds of organisations all over the globe, among them, some of the world’s best-known companies. Now in its Sixth Edition, the Class A Checklist encompasses the service sector as well as manufacturing and distribution, and raises the bar again to set ever more demanding standards for companies on their journey to business excellence and the Oliver Wight Class A standard


Each organisation’s business improvement Class A journey is different and based on challenging pre-agreed performance targets, set according to the maturity of the organisation and its performance benchmarked against industry peers. This tailored roadmap to the Class A standard includes a series of milestones, which allows the organisation to celebrate its successes along the way.

Achieving the Oliver Wight Class A standard is a very significant achievement and is recognised as such throughout global industry. Those organisations that meet the Class A standard are in the minority; they have done so through focus, rigour and a great deal of hard work. And in so doing they have reaped the rewards that come with sustained business performance. These organisations deserve to be extremely proud of their success.