5S with a CANDO Attitude

Share:  5S with a CANDO Attitude Was 5S formulated by Henry J Ford in a Michigan sawmill in the 1880s? Henry J  Ford would not […]

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Are you on the journey to world-class?

Share:   Are you on the journey to world-class? Do you want some short-cuts or perhaps some easy wins? – Read on… Recently I heard […]

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Are These the Essential Elements for a High-performing Business Culture?

Share:   Are These the Essential Elements for a High-performing Business Culture? This series of questions was sparked from a chicken and egg discussion last […]

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Make Long-term Cost Savings And Find Time For a RCA

Share:  How to make a long-term cost saving by implementing a Root Cause Analysis (RCA)? – How do I know when to apply root cause analysis? […]

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The challenge of culture change

Share:   We all go through change every day of our lives; our favourite brand of washing powder is removed from the shelves at the […]

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Process improvement – Never stop asking why?

Share:   Process improvement starts with the elimination of waste. It’s no good just seeing the waste, improvement comes when you question it and eliminate […]

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Don’t design for failure

Share:   “Don’t spend time and money designing for failure” That was a favourite expression of the manufacturing director of a food manufacturing company I […]

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100 mile journey starts with 1 step

Share:     Business loves the idea of revolutionary radical improvement but turnaround efforts often fail during the early adoption phase. A better approach is […]

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Why your approach to problem solving is wrong?

Share:   I had the honour of working with a team today developing their problem solving skills. Of all the material we discussed and all […]

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Does it Matter and do you know?

Share:   Have you heard the analogy of the boiling frog? It is said that to boil a frog you introduce it to tepid water […]

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