Posts filed under: Continuous Improvement

Starting an improvement journey Most people in business agree that success can be driven by accelerating business improvement. However, there are so many people out there starting a journey with 5S, and 6 months in to the journey they are...
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It’s transformation or wither in today’s business environment There are fundamental changes in business operation. Effects of globalisation, a major slowdown in Western economies, significant shifts in technology, rising energy costs, and the challenges of regulatory compliance. Add to that...
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AUTONOMOUS IMPROVEMENT – A thing of legend? Over the last couple of weeks Anna and I have been having some fun accelerating improvement with a client in the West Midlands. It’s a great company with a strong tradition of manufacture, a united...
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More and more companies are looking to implement improvements to remove waste from their processes and drive efficiency. However simply saying that the business is going to be lean doesn’t wave a magic wand. Lean isn’t something you can just do...
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Generally over a beer, one of my oldest friends and I often explore our differing opinions about the world. Especially, the motives of leadership behaviour in the workplace. I was interested in what he thought of 100% efficiency. Moreover, if he...
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