We can’t recall a more stress-laden time for businesses; from hiring and supply shortages, to inflation. The antidote to navigating through these turbulent times, look inward.
We believe the answer lies in a renewed commitment to operational excellence: getting even better at reconfiguring end-to-end processes ridding them of waste, developing the talent on your team, building organization-wide capabilities to learn and execute quickly, and a steadfast resolve to be even more responsive to employee and customer expectations.
As process leaders, you know the Why. We can help you with the What and How-to, virtually and on-site, just as we’ve done for more than 40 years. Keep your Enterprise in motion™.
Operational excellence is the outcome of an organization in motion™. Guided by Productivity’s Management System motion™, let us help you implement the How-To to achieve your company’s improvement and growth initiatives.Read more
Leading the Lean organization requires understanding and execution of the 4 cornerstones of transformation: Leadership, Alignment, Daily Management and A3 Problem-Solving. Learn more about each in our Leading Lean series - live, consultant lead, virtual sessions coming October/November.Read more
Reliability increases stakeholder value; to be World Class you must have reliable equipment and reliable end-to-end processes. Let us help you make company-wide pursuit of overall effectiveness (availability x performance x quality) your new normal.
Flow – Manufacturing
People, developing their capabilities and creating a waste-free process-flow environment is the most important subsystem of keeping your organization in motion™. Let us help you and your team design and implement sustainable process flow relationships to attain your end-to-end value stream management objectives.
VELOCITY AND EFFICIENCY – ADMINISTRATION & SERVICES
Lengthy admin processes are devastating to customer experiences and employee satisfaction. Reducing process complexity to reduce lead-time and increase quality is vital to keeping your enterprise in motion™. Let us help you transform end-to-end administrative operations to better serve your employees and customers.
Daily operations will not run themselves; all companies need a system of performance management comprised of 3 elements: leadership routines, visual management and accountability. Let us help you implement a systemic way to govern your process capabilities and always know that you are under-control, capable, and getting better.
Our stories & resources
Teams are the life blood of the company’s capability to serve its customers. A team can achieve much more than the sum of its parties, and building teams should be, maybe more than ever, a management priority. Find out the five critical areas for successful team development.Read more
Let’s face it, problems crop up, but addressing the symptoms is not enough; we must get to root cause (or causes). Methods such as 5Whys, CEDAC, and A3 provide a framework for doing just that. Armed with such methods and mindset, problems become opportunities for improvement rather than obstacles and setbacks, and are identified, addressed, and eliminated.