Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods) won the Silver Award of Thailand HR Innovation Awards 2022 with the Kitchen of Knowledge project. This program employs advanced technology to optimize the knowledge management system in order to better meet the needs employees working in an environment of rapid changes and intense competition. With this initiative, employees can access the knowledge at any time and from any location. The award was present by Dr. Sumet Tantivejkul, Secretary-General of the Chaipattana Foundation at Thailand HR Day 2022.
Pimonrat Reephattanavijitkul, Chief People Officer at CP Foods, said that CP Foods put the importance on developing talents and potential of its employees in order to provide them with necessary skills required to operate a business sustainably and to deliver these values to its partners and society. The company recognizes the knowledge management (KM), as a methodology that assists new employees in acquiring and updating business-related knowledge in order to achieve the best potential work performance.
The company has initiated the Kitchen of Knowledge project to make the KM system to be more advanced and accessible in line with the “Good knowledge is knowledge that has been applied” principle. This initiative focusses on applied digital technology to the management and sharing knowledge and experience that can be achieved or utilized as a gimmick to provide learners with easy, accessible, and on-demand access. This innovative tool will assist new employees adapt to rapid changes and challenges with confidence and potential success. In addition, this helps employees share the success story with business partners and farmers allowing them to grow together and promote food security of the society.
“The award is the pride of the organization. It reflects CP Foods efforts to become a “learning organization” through its knowledge management strategy. This program is an invention that facilitates rapid, easy access to information and practical application in accordance with the 3-Just concept: Just Enough-Just in Time and Just for Me. These are beneficial to personnel potential development to be “good people, smart people” who generate success for the nation, society, and the company according to the “3 benefits” philosophy of the CP Group,” said Pimonrat.
CP Foods is devoted to developing its employees by enhancing knowledge, skills and expertise in all aspects so that they may share their expertise to the business partners and students