June 29, 2016
"A journey of a thousand miles must
begin with the first step."
- Lao Tzu, a famous Chinese Philosopher
Around the world, more and more organizations have started to adopt Lean principles and practices to improve competitiveness. As a holistic approach, office activitie...
In September 1990, my colleague and I participated in a technical training program for instructors held at the Panasonic Overseas Training Center and the Production Engineering College in Osaka, Japan for a period of two months.
During that time, we were newly hired tec...
Change is the only constant.
~ Heraclictus , Greek Philosopher
Change is the only constant in the work environment.
Whether you are shifting office to another location, adopting a new practice or process, implementing an IT system, or re-engineering the business processe...
When employees leave — especially the good performers — this translates into a higher cost for employers to replace lost staff as well as a loss of talent, knowledge and innovative ideas.
One of the things you can do to retain staff is to develop a culture for innovatio...
Sharpen your Competitive Edge by Eliminating Non-Value-Added Activities in your Organization
Recession or boom, companies need to sharpen their competitive edge by applying Lean Management principles to cost reduction - that is, the elimination of non-value-added activ...
Training Within Industry (TWI) - The Missing Link in Lean Management
Dump the Waste!
Improving Office Productivity with 5S Principles
Make Change That Lasts
Give Your Staff a Say
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