More and more companies are lining up for the new journey of profitable digital transformation.
The following 10 major challenges of profitable digital transformation I have met in several production companies in recent months:
The Lack of Real Managerial Commitment for Digital Transformation;
Lack of a Robust Multiannu […]
Competitive Supremacy through Cost Improvement: True Productivity Reveals your Hidden Profitability
The major challenge of top managers is to find the way to consistently obtain annual and multiannual manufacturing target profit regardless of the evolution of sales volumes, increasing or decreasing.
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and Overall Line Effectiveness (OLE)
MCPD & Industry 4.0: 10 Transformation Directions
As it is already known, the key to daily scheduling of activities through Takt Time requires aligning all processes accordingly and especially the bottleneck process to ensure t […]
Cost Reduction: 7 Basic Directions
Even if profit margins are decreasing for many companies, they find all sorts of excuses for their growing stock, especially for stocks that don’t move, move slowly or are not necessary for many days in the factory. Often, the value of these stocks is dizzying, especially f […]
The basic goal of MCPD thinking is to ensure a sustainable competitive supremacy through cost-competitiveness improvement to achieve real structural profit reform based on productivity reform.
At the beginning of the MCPD projects, managers and practitioners are concerned about:
concomitant reconciliation between the […]
Total Innovative Involvement of People in MDC Projects: 100 Ideas through Brainstorming to Reach KAIZENSHIRO
Often the total and consistent involvement of people in improvements is a challenge, no matter if it is a systematic or systemic improvement. However, in systemic improvements, as in the case of MDC projects, when […]
Often, one of the first questions that I ask top managers is about the current and future production capacity needed in connection with the vision and mission of productivity.
Successful planning and implementation of strategic Kaizen and Kaikaku for cost improvement requires answers to questions such as:
What is the s […]
Real Story: Productivity Vision Revolution into Action
Productivity has been improved by 276% in four years within companywide activities.
B company had a few opportunities to get outside management consultants support more than 20 years. But top management had discouraged such support because they thought there was no co […]
Structures for Achieving and Sustaining Targets and Means of Cost Improvement Deployment
In the previous episodes we have presented how to approach the initial conditions of the company’s external environment from the perspective of the MCPD system (respectively the Productivity Business Model (PBM) as the […]
Cost Improvement Targets Deployment: Preliminary Steps
The fundamental tasks of any manager are to continually understand the real situation of the company’s external and internal business environment, to identify the main issues alone, and to come up with solutions and to mobilize his/ her own staff, colleagues, su […]