Corrective and Preventive Action are key elements to a Quality Management System (QMS) that is focused on Continual Improvement and Customer Satisfaction. Indeed, any ISO 9001 QMS should have this type of focus, unfortunately many do not. What’s the difference between corrective action and preventive action? Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Corrective Action and Preventive Action?
You may know how to use cause-effect diagrams and scatter diagrams to identify the causes of problems and to quantify the impact of solving those problems. Before you try to understand control charts, you need to understand the concept of correlation. How do you find the correlation between variables? Continue reading How Do You Find the Correlation Between Variables?
Leading indicators for safety performance are based on an examination of potential risks as well as past incidents that did not result in injury. This can include history such as observation, unsafe actions, and safety meeting attendance. In contrast, lagging safety indicators only look at past injuries. Leading indicators thus give you the ability to preemptively respond to any potential risks that could result in more serious incidents. What metrics are used to predict safety performance? Continue reading What Metrics are Used to Predict Safety Performance?
Creating a business green policy and introducing new, eco-conscious policies and procedures will benefit your company in many ways. Not only will your brand help the planet’s well-being, but it will also build a better reputation that can further bring more revenue and put your business under the spotlight. How do you make your business more sustainable? Continue reading How Do You Make Your Business More Sustainable?
Part of being a responsible small business owner is anticipating major expenses and doing your best to avoid them. How can a business avoid unnecessary expenses? Continue reading How Can Companies Avoid Unnecessary Business Expenses?
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has hampered small businesses around the world — and your company is no exception. Like many small businesses, your company may be managing business income loss and struggling to stay afloat during the pandemic. Learn how to save your struggling small business. Continue reading How to Save Your Struggling Small Business
To “pivot your business” has been a catch phrase we’ve heard repeatedly over the last couple of years. While it sounds fantastic in principle, it can be difficult to navigate. For businesses in crisis, it’s essential to make the necessary changes in an efficient, timely manner without damaging the stability of your workforce and existing customer base. How to reinvent your core business processes in a time of crisis. Continue reading How to Reinvent Your Core Business Processes in a Time of Crisis
If you have an online Ecommerce business most of the choices you will make for the packaging are tradeoffs and sustainable alternatives are not any different. The good news is that there is normally a good place to make a beginning. How to create a sustainable brand packaging for your business Continue reading How to Create Sustainable Brand Packaging for Your Business
There are many ways to solve management problems. Solving problems is not specifically a management task, but managers are faced with a lot of daily problems that need to be solved. As a manager you have a slightly different set of resources than your employees. So how do you, as a manager, go about solving your issues? What are the ten ways to solve management problems. Continue reading What Are the Top 10 Ways to Solve Management Problems?