Organisations that have got continuous improvement right encourage every employee to challenge themselves in improving performance, as individuals and in teams. Using the basic tools… Read More »Why High-Performance Manufacturers Create Their Own Problems
The notion of operational excellence in manufacturing has been around for decades. Manufacturing managers face extreme challenges as they try to balance a range of… Read More »Can Manufacturers Maximise Energy Efficiency Through Operational Excellence Alone?
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The use of formal problem solving techniques to drive performance improvement is not new, yet few organisations seem able to fully leverage them to achieve… Read More »Essentials of a “Problem Solving Culture”