Problems solving methods : 8D and A3

Tout le monde sait résoudre des problèmes. Mais pour s'en débarrasser définitivement, je vous propose deux approches.

Set a SMART goal

Le meilleur moyen d’atteindre ses objectifs est de les avoir bien définis… La technique la plus simple est l’objectif SMART, littéralement « judicieux ».

Decryption of “gemba”

Gemba, a word that sounds good. Toyota President Fujio Cho summarizes the approach as follows: go see, ask why, show respect. Following my article on...

Invert the organizational pyramid

Beyond continuous improvement tools, philosophy and corporate culture are the key success factors in a Lean transformation. In this article, I will review the different...

5 Why and 5 Ws

Today, I present you two tools: the 5 why and the 5 Ws. Both are very simple to implement. They can be used in problem...

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Whether you are an employee or a manager, you care about the performance, yours, but also that of your organization and your team. This blog offers tools, techniques, principles, ideas to help you improve ... everything you can.
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Seneca

Reach your goals by forgetting them

Reach your goals by forgetting them
Congratulations! You have set yourself a SMART goal, you have a clear and achievable goal, but where are you? How are you moving towards this...

Change management or business solution integration?

Change management or business solution integration?
Change management is a discipline in its own right, however, it overlooks an important aspect to successfully leverage projects. This is why I prefer a...

Resolve issues efficiently

Resolve issues efficiently
The principle of operational excellence is to be good the first time. However, in some situations, it does not work. Processes and tools are never...

Relocate production: some tips from Ikea

Relocate production: some tips from Ikea
I am always surprised to see where Ikea items come from: China of course, but also Thailand, Poland, or just Sweden. In this article, I...

Choosing, a luxury or a necessity?

Choosing, a luxury or a necessity?
American citizens had recently a choice to make: it is the prerogative of democracy! However, is the choice really desirable in all cases? Is it...

True North : define your vision, mission and strategy

True North : define your vision, mission and strategy
One of the key elements of Hoshin Kanri is the definition of vision. Even without deploying the Hoshin Kanri, it is important for each organization...

Cobra effect or perveted incentives

Cobra effect or perveted incentives
Comment un programme de récompenses bâti trop simplement peut amener des résultats contraires.
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