Here’s a great story of Albertans standing up to meet a need during this pandemic.
DMAIC is a data-driven improvement cycle or framework that breaks down problem solving into five steps: Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control.
What is Value Stream Mapping and how can you use it to improve your business?Value Stream Mapping (VSM) is perhaps one of the most powerful tools available within the Lean toolbox. However, if you are not a low-mix, high-volume manufacturer, does VSM apply to you? In short, the answer is “yes”, but let us first… Read more »
Four Steps to Build a Culture of Team Resiliency for the Post-COVID WorkplaceThis crisis is surreal. There is no roadmap or clear timeline for returning to normal. What will “normal” even look like? But there is also room for hope. Our civilization is anything but weak and vulnerable, we are adaptable and dynamic. We are… Read more »
Leadership is a choice. To improve your leadership skills you need to understand your leadership strengths and opportunities. What kind of leader are you? Are you a Structural Leader or an Entrepreneurial Leader?
Sustain and improve your business by understanding your processes and viewing them from the Lean perspective.
Welcome back to GO Productivity’s Book Club 6th installment and our final review of the book Lean Six Sigma for Dummies by John Morgan and Martin-Brenig Jones.
Imagine you’ve just come up with a great idea to engage your team. It’s smart, it’s insightful and you really believe your team will take to it like a duck to water. Now you’re in the team meeting and you’re sharing your idea, the team is open and receptive. You get their approval, their nods… Read more »
SIPOC is a powerful tool used to map your processes in order to meet and exceed your customer’s expectations.
Toyota’s Fujio Cho says leaders need to do three things: Go see, ask why, and show respect. This is a brilliantly simple summary of some well-studied and widely accepted philosophies. In this article we present some of our own thoughts on this memorable little phrase.