Arron Taylor has been named 'Student of the Year Award 2018' by DHIRead More
How to promote 'Quality Month' in your organisation
Now is the time to think about how you intend to launch and run your Quality Month. Don't leave it to the last minute. Throughout the month of November we will have a number of activities and resources available to download.Read More
The 'Loose Brick' concept is well known in Japan but virtually unheard of in the West. It is a key element in the Risk Management Element in 'Hoshin Kanri' (Reference David Hutchins Book) The over all objective of Hoshin Kanri is to create an organisation in which everyone from the top to the bottom is working towards making that organisation the best in its business.Read More
Hoshin Kanri' is a Japanese term that has no direct translation into English. There three key elements but each element breaks down into multiple sub elements Many would be experts attempt to create trite simple models but there is nothing simple about Hoshin Kanri, why? Because it represents a model that embraces every activity in an organisation.
The over all objective is to create an organisation in which everyone from the top to the bottom is working towards making that organisation the best in its business.Read More
Originally this technique was part of a concept called Critical Examination. Using this concept, an organisation would design, or purchase forms (see Critical Examination grid above) with the 5 W's and an H structured in an orderly way to enable the most searching questioning to take place. It is somewhat tedious to use but patience is often rewarded with some excellent new ideas.Read More