Trends in Manufacturing

Manufacturing Change Management: Leveraging Forces of Change to Grow

In manufacturing, change happens - rather you're ready for it or not. Sometimes these changes are expected and sometimes not so much. There are many forces acting on the manufacturing system (or any business system for that matter). These forces create pockets of pressure and vacuums that ultimately result in disruptions to the manufacturing system if not handled effectively.

fOS Part V - Improvement Systems: Accelerating to World Class Manufacturing Execution

Since this is the last and final installment of the fOS Methodology's approach to World Class Manufacturing Execution series, I'd like to start this post off in a special way - by listing my top five most favorite quotes about Improvement:

Hiring, Promoting, and Firing for Transformation in Manufacturing

What is the mix of attitudes toward change within your organization? Is your factory's mix of attitudes optimized for transformation?