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More recently however, the smaller companies we talk to are feeling less important and excited about building the future for themselves and their employees. An overwhelming number feel that they are being attacked, left behind, and unappreciated.
The frustration for business owners and management teams is that they don’t feel they have a lot options, as most of the cost impact is out of their control, mandated by government and companies much larger than they are.
So, what are their options… Read more »
I recently came across an article in the National Post titled, ‘Our Economy Doing Worse Than They Say’ by Adam Zivo (December 28, 2023). The article focused on how a country’s economic status can be misled by not assessing numbers and indicators properly, which in turn leads to a false comfort level amongst citizens and those leading the country. His findings and thoughts led me to thinking about the similarity to situations we have witnessed with businesses/organizations over the past 25 years, throughout North America. We repeatedly encountered companies that were using numbers and financial indicators that limited their understanding of how well the company was doing.… Read more »
Most businesses are in a state of desperation caused by an unstable economy – higher prices for supplies, labour challenges, and customers spending habits changing during these inflationary times. The good news for owners/leaders is, there are actions fully under their control that they can do to relieve their anxiety and make them more profitable. Read more »
Home Healthcare and Hospice organizations are facing many challenges including Government regulations, and the ability to hire enough professional staff including nurses.
It is more critical that ever to ensure their processes, especially the information and communication flows, are at a high-level efficiency and effectiveness to maximize profits, increase capabilities and level of care to their patients.
After working with many Home Healthcare and Hospice organizations, we have uncovered the key areas/processes that should be prioritized for improvement – we call them the ‘4 Pillars’… Read more »
Streamline Your Processes and Improve Your Bottom Line with Gemba Walks… Read more »
The adaptation and application of Lean is focused on providing better and faster care to the patient, and of course doing it at the right cost (no waste).… Read more »
Making an investment today that you will likely have for decades requires an understanding of your future needs. You can’t do this without at least understanding what the future state of your processes are to meet your ever-changing customer demands. … Read more »
A recurring solution these days, it seems every organization feels they need more money, and more money will solve all their problems… Read more »
Lean Advisors were brought in to do an assessment, select a team, then start with baseline training. We determined immediately that the Value Stream Mapping of the various processes would be the starting point… Read more »
Our clients will now be able draw on an expanded group of senior experts and resources to meet and surpass their needs and expectations. We will continue to positively transform public and private organizations, large and small, using Lean methodologies and concepts. Read more »