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Yearly Archives: 2012
Every organization, no matter what sector, has one goal: to do more with what they have and do it better, faster and less cost each and every day. The onus falls on the leadership to make sure their group succeeds at being the very best. Their challenge, once they take on the role of leader, is not to understand their goal but figure out how to actually succeed in their unique culture and environment. Continue reading
Not all senior leaders have the vision, understanding or have bought in to making Lean a priority.
This is one of the critical steps and foundation blocks that must be in place to ensure the success of any Lean Transformation and Organizational Culture Change. During our Lean Executive Morning we brainstormed the root causes and many possible solutions worth exploring. Read more. Continue reading
Lean Advisors, working with IRAP NRC, has been chosen by Brockville General Hospital and Regional facilities to lead their Lean Process Assessment and Transformation.
The end-to-end process in several areas will be assessed and redesigned in order to improve the flow of information, communication and the patient throughout the system. Continue reading
Nowhere is the need for improved efficiency more critical than in emergency rooms, where speedy care is a key component of good care.
The approach, known as lean, has long helped the auto and aerospace industries reduce waste and boost value for customers through continuous small improvements. With a cash strapped government trying to rein in health spending, Ontario hospitals are catching up, spurred by provincial directives to do more with less. Continue reading
Sustainability. The Holy Grail for Canadas health care?
This is a time of real transformation. If we dont change how we deliver universal health care it wont be there for our grandchildren as they grow up. Deb Matthews
These changes will affect every Canadian and every employer, as organizations increasingly foot the bill for health through employee benefit plans and wellness initiatives. Continue reading
The federal governments overhaul of Canadas refugee determination system is driving the Immigration and Refugee Board to embrace business efficiency practices pioneered six decades ago by Japanese automaker Toyota. The IRB is turning to Lean processes that have been implemented in Canada Post and the Mint, in partnership with Lean Advisors, that it hopes will enable it to deal with refugee applications and appeals much more expeditiously. Continue reading
Lean Advisors Management Capacity Webinar: Creating Standard Leadership Roles for the Lean Supervisor.
In case you missed it, we invite you to take a few minutes to watch the recorded webinar so that you have the opportunity to benefit from the valuable content that was shared. Continue reading
Increase the Value of your Business and Decrease your Risks with a Lean Assessment.The Lean Approach works to Increase Maintainable Profits.
Did you know? Most companies have more waste activities than value. Removing the waste properly can add over 50% improvement in cost, quality and speed, resulting in a business becoming more valuable in a short period of time. Continue reading
Why Lean? The Approach is Critical
Lean is a strategy and way of thinking that creates more value for clients by eliminating activities that are considered waste. Any activity or process that consumes resources, adds cost or time without creating value becomes a target for elimination. Lean focuses on the client and what the client feels is ‘value’. With our innovative methodology, we eliminate the risk of obtaining only minimal results and ensure your success both culturally and technically. Continue reading
Top Strategies from Lean Leaders to create Dynamic Development Programs. What is the most effective method for successfully ensuring all staff have the knowledge and comfort level to understand, support and get involved in Lean transformation on an ongoing basis? Continue reading