A Middle Ground for Management

February 22, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

There are different paths that you could follow to repairing a problem that’s slowing down efficiency, but any way you cut it, the issue must be repaired. Do you steamroll the problem and knock over whatever road blocks are in your path? Or do you look thoroughly at the challenge, (read on...)



Spot the Obvious and Make the Changes

February 2, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

It’s easier to begin with projects to boost efficiency that are small and quick fixes. It’s shocking that there are so many in this category, but if you look around, they are all around you. These are the kinds of things that by themselves aren’t large deals, however when you (read on...)

Keep Improving the Work

February 2, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

If you’re not moving forward, getting better, then you are happy with the status quo. And to tell the truth, the status quo just isn’t cutting it anymore. Most companies need something to set them apart, to make them different and extraordinary. If you are not making progress and (read on...)

Efficiency Needs To Start Early

January 25, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Everyone knows that unemployment has always been a cyclical situation. That is until this last round of economic troubles. The jobs aren’t coming back as quickly as they had in the past. That might have something to do with the fact that the growth just is not justifying bringing back the (read on...)

Making Advancements In Efficiency

January 25, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

There are several ways to make enhancements in the efficiency of your work. There are always places that could be tweaked and improved, and everyone could easily find ways to do it. The trouble begins when you have resistance and sometimes outright defiance. There are different reasons for this (read on...)

Selecting The Right Time Is The Most Important Part Of A Process

January 20, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Assembling the team for a new project is one of the most important parts of the process. Sure, picking out what changes that need to be made is important, but the team is just as important. Everybody knows that making a change takes more than just the one person; it takes a lot of people and a (read on...)

Making Your Staff Comfortable When Bringing Help From the Outside

January 19, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

The problem with bringing in outside ideas and outside help when it comes to making changes is that people that have been around for a while become suspicious of the motives. This isn’t necessarily a reflection on the person offering the ideas of change, but it is a natural way for people (read on...)

Using Lean Six Sigma To Eliminate Waste In All Its Forms

January 5, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Lean Six Sigma is an altered form of Six Sigma Training, but also a process all its own in many capacities. Knowing the vital differences that come with Lean can prove to add more to your quality improvement projects than you might have thought possible. There are basic fundamentals of Six Sigma (read on...)

Lean Six Sigma Raises Productivity

January 4, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Lean Six Sigma is all about improving quality and minimizing errors. It can help to speed up manufacturing and most any other business process. This is mostly because it creates an infrastructure of people in an organization that are experts at their given level of Six Sigma knowledge. They have (read on...)

Reducing the Time Your Workers Spend Walking Around for Supplies

December 30, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

There are difficulties when someone tries to regulate every second of a workers day, when this happens they become resentful of what management is doing and they begin to seek out ways to act out upon that resentment. The problem with being too lenient in the accountability department is that (read on...)

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