The Six Sigma methodology adopted by Motorola, GE, Citibank and other pioneers met with remarkable success as they followed a customer oriented approach rather than a product oriented approach. Six Sigma Project Customer Satisfaction enhanced the performance of such companies remarkably.
Is it possible for the small business owner to utilize TQM (Total Quality Management) to improve processes or predict market share or the lifetime of a product or service? Take a closer look at TQM practices.
Are your projects running great? Want to keep it that way? Well, this is where control phase tools come into play. Learn about the important project management control tools today.
Perhaps 5S is the most efficient way to run an operation whether it be for a product, project or process, but before you begin your exploration into the 5S Methodology, do you need a mission statement? Here, Jean Scheid looks at samples of a mission statement for 5S, no matter what the goal.
Need to write a project plan and just not sure what’s involved? We’ve all been there. So, to help you write your next project plan to the standards of the Project Management Institute (PMI), we have broken down all the major components to make it easier on you!
You’re getting ready to start on a project. So, it’s time to just jump in, right? Wrong! You need to make a project implementation plan before you even begin. It’s time to learn how to develop a project implementation plan!
Total Quality Management is a strategic management tool whereas Management by Objectives is a performance management tool. There are five major differences between TQM and MBO.
A Kaizen leader heads up a team committed to identified quality improvement processes within a company. All team members benefit directly from the results of a Kaizen event. Progress results from the chosen teams and the facilitator, all of whom constitute a very important part of the process.
Controlling inventory costs, which is often a substantial cost of a finished product, can be done by using the Just in Time (JIT) manufacturing concept. JIT is also referred to as a Lean Production System.
Thought to be first utilized by Toyota in the 1970s, the 5S Methodology converts as a Lean Methodology in the US. However, some believe the method is even older than that.