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Achieve Lasting Process Improvement. Reach Six Sigma Goals by Bennet Lientz, Kathryn Rea

By Bennet Lientz, Kathryn Rea

Equipment of enhancing company techniques are built on an ongoing foundation, yet few are profitable. universal difficulties encountered contain the failure of approaches to satisfy expectancies and the lack to maintain or reflect those company methods. Involvement of group of workers at grassroots point, in addition to at administration point, is vital in enforcing powerful strategy development equipment. The authors current a Read more...

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Next they apportion the cost cutting across business units. T h e n the head cutting sets in. To put it another way, you may lose the Einsteins and be left with gnomes and trolls. Not good. With this approach, n o attention is paid to the processes so that cuts are made that tear apart critical processes. Some companies never recover. Examples o f this approach can be found in many failed dot-coms where indiscriminate cuts were made. T h e companies then later folded their tents and disappeared in bankruptcy.

Instead of being internally focused, they become more aware of what is going on outside and what is possible. The next end product is to instill an attitude among managers and employees that they have to be aware of what is going on around them on an ongoing basis. O f all of the end products, this is the most lasting and, perhaps, the hardest to achieve. How you go about the analysis and assessments determines the degree of your success. METHODS WHERETO START Remember that we have assumed that you have limited time and resources.

We are trying to carry out process improvement. This is, in many cases, mostly internal. W h y d o we need to consider industry and competition? We already have enough to do! T h e answer to this question is twofold. First, there is the negative side. If you don’t understand what other firms in the industry are doing, then you risk doing all of the work only to find that you are still behind. You will be put into a defensive, reactive position. Everyone from Genghis Khan to Machiavelli has said that this is not good.

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