The Growth System is a collection of structured processes and tools that allow companies to create sustainable competitive advantage in driving above-market organic growth. The three pillars include:
The Lean System is a set of proven, lean manufacturing tools that are deployed in a systematic manner to deliver breakthrough results in Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, and Productivity. There are 5 steps to implementation:
Participants will gain experience with our proprietary Problem-Solving System (PS2) using real problems brought in as pre-work and provided case studies.
Participants will develop and deploy live daily management boards and processes in their departments aligned to key business metrics and practice conducting real daily management cross-functional reviews.
Strategic plan deployed into a structured results-based execution process. Level 1, Level 2, matrices, bowlers, action plans, and A3s. Obeya room and standard work for leadership cadence of monthly review.
Lean Focus will teach you HANDS-ON how to use the 3 critical business improvement processes of: Problem Solving (PS2), Daily Management, and Strategy Deployment
Overview of the lean tools of flow, standard work, 6S/VM, pull, daily management, leadership gemba walks, value stream mapping, and A3 problem solving. This is an intensive hands-on workshop using the client’s real VSMs to accelerate learning.
An intensive, hands-on breakthrough multi-kaizen event week, exposing senior leadership to the demands of a high performing lean culture. Real breakthrough business results will be achieved by the end of the week, requiring total leadership commitment and participation.
The goal of analysis is to identify opportunities to reduce costs, reduce lead-time & reduce inventory while maintaining customer service levels by impacting all aspects of the business.
Installs are conducted in workshop mode working on real client challenges and opportunities. Cross-functional participation is critical – all process stakeholder groups should be represented. We facilitate training and help clients tailor growth tools to fit their business.
Analysis Approach that displays customer insights that show how to solve for the customer, delight the customer, upsell and retain the customer, and deliver relevant, personalized, contextual and predictive Customer Experiences.
Participants will receive comprehensive training and will take part in a results-based kaizen event where the focus will be placed on the applicable tool necessary to deliver the impact during the week.
Hands-on training in daily management, the tools of standard work: cycle time, takt time, 8 waste reduction, time observation, spaghetti layout, one piece flow, standard WIP, and line balancing. Participants will leave with a personalized action plan, process, tools, and templates to effectively deploy CI in their company.
Utilizing a 4-prong approach to design & development, we work with the client to build out a customized business system that addresses People, Plans, Processes, and Performance.
Through fact-based analysis, we identify and quantify potential EBITDA adjustments and working capital risks and opportunities, to create Day One and First 100 Day plans, followed by hands-on performance improvement.
We fill critical leadership positions in Operations, General Management, and Commercial roles so your business keeps running smoothly while you focus on finding the ideal candidate.
Organizational design is a step-by-step methodology which identifies dysfunctional aspects of work flow, procedures, structures and systems, realigns them to fit current business realities/goals and then develops plans to implement the new changes.
Do you know who your high and low performers are and are you managing them effectively with customized approaches? How are you measuring employee performance consistently across the organization? Do you have the right talent in the right roles? Are your managers skilled at giving effective developmental feedback formally and informally on a continuous basis?
Culture Workshops that address the 5 critical elements for a high-performing culture: performance management, leading by example, empowering employees, high collaboration & transparency, and continuous training & development.
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