Relationships define the partnerships that exist between the many people and entities working together to supply the goods and services we often take for granted.
Engaging in Continuous Professional Development is an ongoing process. Spending time together, asking ourselves how we can improve, and opening our minds to new possibilities, once again hi-lights the importance of continuous improvement and goal alignment at all levels.
This is a fable of the Beekeepers and their bees: Bees Pty Ltd, and shows the importance of setting objectives, based on the outcome of activities, rather than on the activities themselves.
The 20 Keys Energiser & Planning Workshop: Using the 20 Keys implementation framework to understand how numerous continuous Improvement tools and techniques interact to support each other, delegates were given an energising, fast paced overview of operations excellence grounded in solid change management theory.
The CAPdo-cycle is a proven framework for implementing continuous quality improvement. The four steps provide the framework for continuous improvement.
Key 16, Production Scheduling, of the 20 Keys Operations Improvement System is about ensuring a consistent, high, level of on-time delivery of products and services. This is done by synchronising Marketing and Sales efforts with manufacturing capabilities and scheduling processes accordingly.
If adequate maintenance has been done, replacing a new machine is never cheaper, even if maintaining the older one entails some expense.
There are many similarities between the 20 Keys and the Toyota Production system, and many differences. However, the underlying principles are very much the same.