Articles, white papers, interviews & case studies on business improvement & operational excellence: Six Sigma, Lean, Toyota Production System, continuous improvement, Kaizen & more.
The Pacific Blog: Influence and Change
In the ongoing series on recruitment for Business Transformation professionals, this blog asks why companies concentrate on training their future leaders technical skills over the communication and influencing skills that are just as important.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011
A quick start guide to Business Process Management
Whilst an effective process improvement or operational excellence programme must be well-planned and rigorous, it doesn't have to be difficult to get going. This article explains why and gives some tips on how.
Posted: 23 Aug 2011
Knowledge sharing the Arup way
When they realised their existing design wasn't going to work, Arup came up with the revolutionary Water Cube in just 4 weeks. How did they do it? By having a culture built for effective knowledge sharing.
Posted: 19 Aug 2011
What is... Enterprise Architecture?
With roots in IT, Enterprise Architecture seeks to reduce complexity and improve efficiencies in any system. Could this approach bring tangible benefits to your business?
Posted: 15 Aug 2011