In my previous article The Human Constraint – Leadership or teams, I referred to the increased levels of complexity in… Read more Complexity and how we deal with it
The formulations or recipes we work with in industry are precise, BOMs are set up to the 3rd or 4th… Read more Alignment of strategy, action plans and measures
This article was first published in the March 2019 edition of SA Coaching News. I am sure you have heard… Read more Create a Water-Tight Coaching Contract
I was working with a client a while ago, looking at ways to improve performance of the supply chain and… Read more The first steps in initiating change
“A team is not a group of people who work together. A team is a group of people who trust… Read more Systems Thinking Tools: Implementing transformation beneficially
What turns you on? What are people really passionate about? Organizational learning gives you the tools to answer these… Read more Systems Thinking Tools: The Core Competencies of Organizational Learning
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
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