Many people wonder how long it takes to execute process improvement, a kaizen, or and continuous improvement program. That depends on your improvement objectives, where your are in the process, and what resources you have to work with. Find out what is the duration of continuous improvement programs? Continue reading What is the Duration of Continuous Improvement?
We talk a lot about minimizing waste, improving processes, and implementing best practices. Lean and five-S are common words in our collective vocabulary. What is an Example of Process Improvement in the Home? Continue reading What is an Example of Process Improvement in the Home?
Sometimes segments and departments need major reorganization efforts, but obviously it can be counter productive to constantly go around reorganizing departments. There are also ways to promote improvement that doesn’t involve radical change or reorganization. A Kaizen improvement systems is one method used to foster an atmosphere of improvement. What is kaizen improvement system? Continue reading What is Kaizen Improvement System?
As a writer, it is important to improve those skills. Just like any other skill as a writer, one should always aim to be the best. The content that you put out should not only be captivating but informative to your audience. Whether you are writing your own book or writing for one of those ecommerce sites like the csgo sites, you have to improve your writing. These are the books you should read to improve your writing? Continue reading Books You Should Read to Improve Your Writing
Organizational performance is occurring at many organizations throughout the world. Yet people constantly ask about how to get started. How do you get your organization moving in a direction of continuous improvement to achieve organizational performance? Continue reading What Drives Organizational Performance?
Process improvement is important for change and survival. Does anybody want to change? Your corporate culture represents your readiness and willingness to change before processes can improve. How well does your organization accept new ideas for development and process improvement? How much risk can your organization handle? Why is process improvement important? Moreover, how does your leadership promote change? These simple questions provide the answers to your readiness and willingness for real change management to occur.Your survival may depend on it. Continue reading Why process improvement is important
Six Sigma has applications in high technology, high transaction, or expensive error environments. But what if you are in a mature industry, a service business, or an organization that handles few transactions? Perhaps Lean Thinking (waste reduction) or the Theory of Constraints (throughput improvement) would work better. So what is lean process improvement? Continue reading What is Lean Process Improvement?
Control charts are really two time-based charts plotted on the same form. For simplicity’s sake, we will focus on control charts for variable individual readings because this chart is usually most useful in understanding and improving business processes. Continue reading How to Use Control Charts for Continuous Improvement
How do you communicate process improvement or knowledge management and change? One way to motivate employees about process improvement is to think about all of your changes (including process improvement) as organizational “news”. You have to get the word out and communicate Process Improvement News so others can profit from the changes and improvements you’ve made. Continue reading How to Motivate Employees About Process Improvement
What if your sales increased from $100,000 to $110,000 per day and your profit increased from $10,000 to $11,000 – did you improve by 10%? The answer is “no” – no improvement occurred. In fact, your process deteriorated. Sure, revenue increased, but was this really improvement? Let’s look at an example and truly figure out, what is continuous improvement? Continue reading What Is Continuous Improvement?