The 6S Lean Management System is a six-step process devised by Toyota Production Systems in the late 1940s. It was used to help them streamline their production with less waste than competitive brands, as well as improving their performance and quality.
From my experience, relational governance inevitably creates an atmosphere of loyalty and trust much more easily than one that is adversarial, focusing only on punitive actions when contractual agreements are not met.
The coronavirus pandemic is fast-tracking the take-up of "workstream collaboration". This next generation of unified productivity and collaboration tools is designed to make it easier for colleagues to work together from afar.
The direct influence of a workforce in determining an organization's purpose can be as much, and, sometimes even more of a reason for an individual to enthusiastically and wholeheartedly work at a company as the financial compensation they receive.
As someone who has spent his life engaged in driving growth at every level of business operation, it's always been evident to me that to be successful and meaningful to all stakeholders, a corporation needs positive purpose if it hopes to achieve sustainable profitability.
IoT and connected devices are making the development process more transparent. The technology also allows plant managers and overseers to accurately review operations, which leads to a more positive direction for everyone.
Providing a functional layer between Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and process control systems, Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) gives decision-makers the information they need to make the plant floor more efficient and production fully optimised. MOM offers immediate benefits ranging from quality and productivity gains to compliance improvement and cost reductions that impact your strategic business outcome. The largest benefit deriving from MOM comes from having visibility into your manufacturing performance and capabilities across the organisation and supplier network. It is a critical technology linking manufacturing operations, suppliers, customers, and supply chain processes. Our solution has been helping manufacturers in a wide range of industries and it can be tailored to the individual needs of your production.