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I recently encountered a perfect example of a negative reinforcing loop, also known as a vicious circle. When this phenomenon… Read more Systems Thinking Tools: The reinforcing loop in action
The 4th industrial age has made information readily available, we only have to cast our minds back over the last… Read more Change Control – Stabilizing Information systems
When an improvement intervention is implemented, a reinforcing process ensues, resulting in improved performance. After a while though, a… Read more Implementing Change, Practical tips.
The are many ways to implement change in an organization, the exact process followed depends on who implements the change… Read more Implementing change: Keeping it simple and practical.
Once we have our structures and teams aligned, we will see an automatic improvement in equipment performance without any… Read more Continuous Improvement: Optimizing equipment and throughput
One of the keys to unlocking team learning is dialogue. Once again, over time words in the English language have… Read more Continuous Improvement: Creating teams and team learning
Donella Matthews: “A truly profound and different insight is the way you begin to see that the system causes… Read more Continuous Improvement: How structure can influence performance
Before we get into an in-depth discussion on the structure, team and equipment, we need to understand the difference between… Read more Organization and Business, which is which and what’s important
So, how do we go about this continuous improvement challenge? Do we rush out and buy new equipment or employ… Read more Continuous Improvement: Structure, Teams and Equipment