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Is Efficiency always about money?

We can probably all think about being more efficient ourselves. What do you want to save? The answer that’s likely to come to mind first is saving time.  According to the adage, ‘time means money’ – so perhaps it could ultimately come down to money. But what exactly is involved in becoming more efficient and what does…

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Measuring Operational Efficiency

“To measure is to know”, stated physicist, mathematician and problem solver Lord Kelvin. “If you can not measure it, you can not improve it”. This clearly applies to measuring operational efficiency – without appropriate measures in place, how much can we really know about performance and efficiency, and how do we know if continuous improvement activities,…

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The Neuroscience of Change

This Sunday, every single person in the UK will unite and take action, with a clearly defined and common purpose. We have done so twice a year since 1916, with a couple of exceptions. Amazing – the fact that people, all of the people, will mobilise and co-operate to change something as ubiquitous and vital…

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PDCA – a Personal Development Call to Action

Continuous improvement in organisations starts with continuous learning and growth at an individual level, which is why personal development is important.  Indeed, proceeding to achieve sustainable Operational Excellence calls for constant learning, honest reflection and harnessing the full potential of our people to routinely remove constraints, solve problems and find a better way.  Fujio Cho,…