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Continuously Improving Continuous Improvement - Belgium

Continuously Improving Continuous Improvement

For as long as there have been companies and managers, there have been schools of thought on how to do business better. Over the past two centuries, this has moved from pushing more people onto the factory floor regardless of safety, to a more nuanced approach of identifying individual skills and capitalizing on the immediacies […]

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Meeting Efficiency and the Two-Pizza Rule

Meeting Efficiency and the Two-Pizza Rule

There is a well-known principle in the world of project management that is highly applicable to day-to-day productivity both on the shop floor and in offices everywhere. The principle is called Parkinson’s Law, and it reads like this: “Work expands to fill the time available.”For example, for most people, a project that is due at […]

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Improving Continuous Improvement

Improving Continuous Improvement

  Continuous improvement can easily become one of those buzzwords that everyone embraces without fully understanding it. People often believe they are practicing continuous improvement by making a single positive change, for example in the way they manage a meeting, or in providing more listening time for employees, but even these tentative steps tend to […]

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