Business Improvement Techniques – a Look at the Different Levels
In current scenario, whether its self owned business or working for others, fierce competition is everywhere. No one is willing to leave even a small piece of land to competitors. Everyone is fighting for the top spot in business world. Environment has become extremely tough and challenging. To remain in the competition, it is necessary for every organization, irrespective of size and sector, to follow the certain business improvement techniques.
Implementation of business improvement techniques can often require massive change within work environment culture within an organization. The change may not be accepted by every single individual within the organization in the beginning, but it will surely reap positive results in coming future. The primary motto is to become more productive with increased competency. Applying certain techniques can help in improving the business of an organization by a higher margin.
Application of theory as well practical workshops at the same time can be confusing at times. In fact, every organization follows its own set of improvement methods. It needs to be understood that a single method or technique will not work for different organizations. The basic principle may be same; only approach needs to be different.
Business improvement techniques normally feature 3 levels.
In level 1, there are 8 stages:
1. Visual management and 5S implementation
2. Reduction Set Up Workshop
3. Cell Design Implementation
4. Lean Training
5. Workshop on Value Added Stream Mapping
6. Maintenance Theory on Total Productivity
7. Constraints Theory
8. Workforce Planning Procedure
In Level 2, there are 4 stages:
1. IT apprenticeships
2. Introduction to 6 Sigma
3. Workshop on Effect Analysis & Failure Mode
4. Workshop on Statistical Procedure Control
In Level 3, there are 2 stages:
1. Importance of Communication & Team Working
2. Preparing Every Individual to Accept Change
It is not about starting an organization or enjoying benefits from past experience. What matters most is accepting changes according to situation and circumstances for the betterment of the organization. Improvement in business approach is required at every stage in order to stay within the competition.
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