improvement

December 2, 2021

Tips for Using Visual Management

Visual management helps to support culture transformation by turning data into information that can help tell the story about the business. In her book, Beyond Heroes, […]
November 22, 2021

Dos and Don’ts of Implementing Process Observation

BY CATALYSIS Kamishibai, or process observation, is not only fun to say, but it is also an essential component of a lean management system. Process observation helps to […]
November 22, 2021

What to Do When Implementing Process Observation

POSTED ON 11/09/2021 BY CATALYSIS Process observation is an essential part in the improvement process. The purpose is to observe whether a new standard is performing as expected and […]
November 8, 2021

Dos and Don’ts of Leading with Humility

Post From Catalysis Blog When you are a leader within an organization your behavior is observed and noticed by everyone. It’s important that you find a […]
October 11, 2021

Appoint Value Stream Architects in your Organization?

As a Lean Sensei I have conducted Gemba walks through value-creating processes in service organizations. And the service processes I see — the more I find […]
September 28, 2021

Applying Lean to Your Service Business

Most service businesses haven’t explored Lean because they think it only applies to manufacturing. One common thread in both service and manufacturing businesses are transactional processes. […]
September 20, 2021

Are You Integrating Business Process Improvement Initiatives with The New Technologies?

By Willie Carter Digital technologies can coexist alongside your process improvement and operational excellence strategy to help you to identify and remove waste from your existing […]
August 10, 2021

Prepare to Accelerate Change

Stop using technology to “pave the cow path.” Waste and other inefficiencies in office or plant floor processes is the “pain” you should cure before automation. […]
June 6, 2021

Is Your Organization Positioned to Do More With Less?

“Barely more than a year after the coronavirus caused the steepest economic fall and job losses on record, the speed of the rebound has been so […]
May 4, 2021

Lean Practices Can Help Your Business

I started practicing Lean Management in the 1980’s when I was responsible for the efficient operation of 16 adhesives manufacturing plants, and believe me I have […]
November 22, 2021

What to Do When Implementing Process Observation

POSTED ON 11/09/2021 BY CATALYSIS Process observation is an essential part in the improvement process. The purpose is to observe whether a new standard is performing as expected and […]