What hoteliers must do to avoid a post-Brexit slump

What hoteliers must do to avoid a post-Brexit slump

Managing Director Martin Brenig-Jones examines growth in the UK’s hotel industry and applies Lean Six Sigma methodology to demonstrate how hoteliers can avoid a post-Brexit slump. Martin’s article has been featured in the following publications: Hotel Business – 22 November 2016 HRM Guide – 9 January 2017 What does the future hold for the UK’s hotel industry? This…

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Passing the buck to the scapegoat – Martin Brenig-Jones writes for the HRDirector

Managing Director Martin Brenig-Jones examines Lean Six Sigma and its application to Human Resources to future proof your business. Martin’s article was published in the August 2016 issue of theHRDirector. Read Martin’s article on theHRDirector website here, and a PDF version of the August issue can be found here. Future proofing your business is one of…

Cutting costs and time: the benefits of Lean Six Sigma in the public sector

Catalyst Consulting explores the benefits of using Lean Six Sigma methodology in the public sector, using their Lean Six Sigma award winning North Ayrshire council project as a case study. This is neither the time nor the place to rehearse the rights and wrongs of the government policy of austerity, but it is probably worth pointing out…

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North Ayrshire Council Project

The North Ayrshire Council’s project focused on providing Occupational Therapy Equipment. This important service was taking too long, as much as a month on average. Using a series of workshops, process mapping and data collection, the team identified the non-value-add steps, and developed a new streamlined process. The control stage of the DMAIC process continued…

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Strategy Deployment at Johnson Controls, Building Efficiency

Strategy Deployment enables leaders to prioritise actions for breakthrough improvement. Catalyst customer Brendan McNulty, Vice President and General Manager for UK and Ireland, Johnson Controls, Building Efficiency, shares his experiences. What was your goal in implementing Strategy Deployment? To identify new ways to continue Johnson Controls’ leadership in delivering building technologies and services by setting priorities,…