This is the first of a two-part series about ODI and Key 2 & Key 15, of the 20 Keys system for continuous improvement Keys 2 & 15 of the 20 Keys system for continuous improvement, featured very strongly at ODI’s recent strategy meeting held at The African Pride Irene Country Lodge in Gauteng. ODI’s Chai
Key 6 of the 20 Keys system for operations improvement is all about Kaizen of Operations. With Key 6, processes and procedures are analysed, with the objective of improving productivity. Processes and procedures are studied for improvement by means of process flow diagrams like activity flow diagrams and physical flow
The 27th International 20 Keys Conference in Bulgaria was organised by our Bulgarian 20 Keys Partner, Next Consult.
Companies often struggle to improve efficiencies and wonder how best to go about maximising value while reducing waste. With the help of the 5S principles, a business can accomplish these goals without spending a lot of money to do so. 5S is a workplace organisation method that uses a list of five Japanese words: seiri
National Chicks, Boschkop Farm (part of the Astral Foods group) is competing for the 20 Keys Excellence Award. This International Award, awarded jointly by PDI Japan and ODI South Africa is a tough one to achieve. It focuses on having a high level of performance and maturity in terms of the organisations’: processes, s
At ODI we aim to implement various business improvement techniques. This is the start of a combined group of learners, made up of Wispeco, Rickard Air and Sondor, completing their NQF4 Process Manufacturing qualification. This qualification aims to prepare first-line managers in a manufacturing environment to undertake