Adopting Lean Management Practices is the Key to a Successful Lean Transformation

It can be difficult to succeed in implementing Lean transformation and improve a company’s metrics over 10 percent. Particularly when managerial behaviours don’t follow this transformation. In fact, in a Lean environment, managerial behaviours and the company’s culture have to change in order to sustain results. Especially supervisors & team Leaders. Below is a list

2013-Apr: Operational Excellence by Design eNewsletter

Operational Excellence by DesignSM  Issue: 4 April 2013 “Operational Excellence is when the efforts throughout the organization are in a state of alignment for achieving its strategies and where the corporate culture is committed to the continuous and deliberate improvement of company performance AND the circumstances of those who work there –  to pursue ‘Operational Excellence by

Business Challenge: Project Benefit Validation

Business Challenge Business Improvement initiatives are getting a lot of press these days: “…our projects saved over $10M in the first 12 months of deployment using BPM”1. Thus, it seems logical for an organization to jump onto the process improvement bandwagon. Much is promised of business improvement efforts, and there are many capable consultants and

2012-Jun: Operational Excellence by Design eNewsletter

Featured articles:The Gemba Beyond the Window;How to Deliver the Full Potential of a Lean Six Sigma Initiative;Email Management is not the problem. Management is. XONITEK eNewsletter June 2012   Operational Excellence by Design – A cross-disciplinary approach in the pursuit of perfection. CHAIRMAN’S PERSPECTIVES  The Gemba Beyond the Window By Joseph Paris; Chairman, XONITEK Group of Companies I