What is Process Efficiency

Completing business objectives and carrying out projects should place as little pressure as possible upon a business. The more efficient and well-managed your processes, the better your performance – which in turn leaves you more time and energy for other actionable tasks. We cover all you need to know about process efficiency to get you […]

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Digital Workplace Organization

Optimization and organization are fundamental driving forces behind any modern business. As companies grow and demand changes, it’s more important than ever to have a solid foundation to build from. Digital workplace organization is one of the most effective ways to reduce time wasted, improve quality management, and enhance productivity. Bringing organization into the workplace […]

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How Hiring an Industrial Engineer as a Business Advisor Can Benefit Your Company

As a business owner, you’re looking for any and every way to run your company more effectively. An experienced industrial engineer can offer you advice that improves your business processes and how your company is managed. This can increase your profits and the quality of your products and services. Here’s what you need to know […]

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Get Visual with Continuous Improvement

From the posters in school classrooms to the infographics dotted across countless guides, articles, and presentations, making the most of visuals is one of the best ways to enhance learning. When it comes to process improvement and the role of continuous improvement, visuals are just as valuable as they are in a traditional learning setting. […]

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Process Improvement and the Customer Experience

A positive customers experience is built from many different components and factors. But while many elements are at play in providing the best possible experience, the ideal way to stay ahead of the curve is with continual process improvement. By constantly improving customer interactions, workflows, and practices, you can continue to offer your customer base […]

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Get to know your customers or someone else will

The ability to connect with customers is a defining feature of any successful business. Whether you’re running a larger company or a small-town business, understanding the wants and needs of customers is essential. Developing products and services that speak to the values or interests of your clients does not have to be a challenge. In […]

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The bad business of wasting time

You may think that a few minutes of wasted time here or there is not so bad for your business. But when it comes to chronic inefficiency, wasting time suddenly goes from a minor by-product to a big workplace problem. The bad business of wasting time is a serious issue for businesses large and small. […]

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People and Processes – The Great Balancing Act

“Treat your men as you would your own beloved sons. And they will follow you into the deepest valley,” Sun Tzu wrote in his book, “The Art of War,” and nowhere is this quote more appropriate than in balancing people and processes in business management. Depending on your talents, preferences, and experiences as a manager, […]

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Manage the disruption for long term success

What might a “new normal” look like in the midst of a pandemic? With COVID-19 and its effects expected to reverberate well into 2021, business leaders and consultants are faced with the conundrum of how to predict the unpredictable. At this stage, prognoses for 2021 and beyond are tenuous at best. But while it’s advisable […]

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Effective facility designs and plant layouts

Effective facility designs and plant layouts make for efficient work and maximized production output. The concept behind the principles of effective facilities stems from that of lean manufacturing; namely, maximizing output with the lowest amount of input required. Here are the principles of facility design to maximize efficiency and overall effectiveness of your plant layout: […]

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