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
Lean transformation requires engaged leaders! This 4-session virtual event, designed for managers, supervisors, and business unit leaders, teaches concepts, techniques, and behaviors for creating the Lean leadership playbook, and routines for teaching/coaching teams.
Oct 13, 27, Nov 3, 17 - SOLD OUT!
NEW DATES! - May 4, 11, 18, 25
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
The primary goal of implementing SMED is to downtime/process time reduction. Removing non-value adding waste from the process through shifting work performed from while a machine is down, to while it is running, results in drastic reduction in lead time, and improved process flow and customer satisfaction.Read more
Agile’s process of rapid iterations and flexibility aren’t as limited as once believed. It’s applicable to a variety of industries, including finance, healthcare, aerospace, and pharma. Through collaboration and quick responsiveness, Agile drives customer value and competitive advantage. Learn more about Agile in this month’s WORD OF THE MONTH.Read more