BOOK RELEASE! In just a few days, my fourth book, SPEED-BASED TARGET PROFIT, will be released. Many thanks to many people who inspired me to create this new paradigm in the field of operational management.
My heartfelt thanks go to my dear publisher Michael Sinocchi for his continued trust and help for my four books so […]
Companies that do not control their costs do not stay in the market. Are everyone in the company aware enough of the importance of costs in these times? How can you double your profits? Can you sell and produce twice as much? Could your company grow to double the current size in the same market? Well…. you don̵ […]
I am often asked in companies: why does the Japanese approach fail in the West? Everyone knows that there are many possible causes and many business effects.
In recent years I have had the great honor and privilege of discussing intensely and intimately about the original Japanese approach (from the beginning to the pres […]
Bottleneck operations are often one of the biggest challenges for any company to reduce production lead time. After the bottleneck operations are identified, the struggle to synchronize cycle time with takt time begins for industrial engineering specialists, maintenance specialists, improvement specialists, etc. They oft […]
I will be happy to participate in the discussion on global productivity. In my presentation I will also send a short message from Dr. Shigeyasu Sakamoto – his vision for the future of productivity.
I hope that we will have presentations in line with today’s needs and that the debates will be extremely valuabl […]
Today’s world revolves around COVID -19. What does it mean to reopen a company today?
In companies, the total avoidance of COVID-19 is the way and not the daily fight with it.
It’s like watching a contest with prizes about who has the courage to open a business again. I don’t think it’s a matter o […]
It is increasingly obvious that the need to apply social distance begins to impose itself as a way of life and work, now and especially after the crisis caused by Covid-19 (regardless of whether we are keeping a distance of 1, 2 or even 3 meters between people).
Defining the negative impact of non-compliance with the app […]
The goal of productivity is to facilitate the production of as many quality pieces in accordance with the current and especially future takt time level. This is a real, visible and especially expected productivity.
The production of quality pieces depends first and foremost on the effectiveness and efficiency of the cycl […]
From the perspective of Total Lead Time, any company mainly wants to have a system that:
is able to comply with the delivery terms assumed;
continuously maintains an optimal stock level;
continuously reduces total lead time (especially in the production area – it’s handy);
reduces the number of operations an […]