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Business Plans Are just Old Hat

Business plans for many SME companies are documents that write down the intentions of the business in the coming period. In the 1950s we saw the rise, and then fall, of the “corporate planner”. This was a function that gathered … Continue reading

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Supercharge your Lean Six Sigma programmes

You’ve engaged with Lean and maybe Six Sigma in an attempt to find and expose process issues and then to plan to fix them, thereby improving the Organisation. You may have had initial success, which has furthered your belief that this … Continue reading

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57% more effort from your teams, for no more cost – how can that be

A report from the global management consulting firm, the Hay Group earlier this year revealed that businesses are being stunted by ‘depressed’ employee engagement. The study highlighted that a third of employees said they were performing optimally, claiming that barriers … Continue reading

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When process improvements fail to stick

“Lean – Six Sigma is 30% systems, 70% people.” 1. What percent of the improvements from your Lean-Six Sigma projects last beyond six weeks? 2. What percent of your Kaizen Events have to be “redone?” 3. Do your methodology metrics … Continue reading

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The Origins of the “Stakeholder” concept

The Origins of the “Stakeholder”

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The Invisible killer

The Invisible killer amongst us Are you adequately trained to manage constant change? It’s a simple question really, how much formal training have you ever received relating to the skill and expertise needed to be able to manage constant change? … Continue reading

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