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Driving meaningful business results: Why investing in capabilities matter

McKinsey & Company, a worldwide management consulting firm, defines capability as “anything an organization does well that drives meaningful business results.” Among all management strategies, the development of capability has remained the most consistent approach towards sustained success. 302 more words

Eliminate your Non-value Added Work

Step 6 of the 10 steps to business process improvement involves applying a series of improvement techniques to a company’s existing business processes. One of the techniques, value added, requires you to examine the steps included in a business process and eliminate any step that does not add value to the customer. 296 more words


Diversity, how open are you?

Tonight, I sat down at the dinner table with my guest from Holland. I observed Simone using a fork and knife to eat her pizza. That’s like a cardinal sin in a half-Italian household but the norm for where she comes from. 144 more words

Together we are, the Three Amigos

In my last blog post, Improving processes with Lego, I discussed how the Lego Flow Game can be used to show how changes in rules/processes can affect the flow of development, leading onto discussion to identify process improvements. 1,453 more words


Tips to optimize your surface finishing process- Tip #1

Mass finishing as a mechanical surface finishing method has been around since the mid 1950’s. But because it is a largely empirical process, it is still one of the least understood and under-appreciated manufacturing technologies. 282 more words

Mass Finishing

Is your business struggling with cash flow?

Why is cash so important for businesses? Well, without cash, no business can survive even if it’s profitable.

Poor cash flow management is the #1 reason why businesses go bankrupt. 322 more words

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