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World-Class Building Blocks

World-Class Building Blocks

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]"A self-organizing system has the freedom to grow and to evolve, guided only by one rule: it must remain consistent with itself. The presence of this guiding rule allows for both creativity and boundaries, for evolution and coherence, for determination and free will." -- Meg Wheatley,...

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Basic Tools for Improvement

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Everyone doing their best is not the answer. Everyone is doing their best. It is necessary that people understand the reason of the changes that are necessary in order to achieve production capacity. There’s no substitute for knowledge, and a figure by itself is not...

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Roadmap for High Performance Elements

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]“In classical thermodynamics, equilibrium is the end state in the evolution of the isolated (closed) systems, the point at which the system has exhausted all of its capacity for work, done its work, and dissipated its productive capacity into useless entropy. Equilibrium is neither the...

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Preface – The Roadmap to High Performance

“Much of our fear is fear of change in the status quo, a fear that we might lose what we have if we venture forth from where we are now. People find new information threatening because if they incorporate it they will have to do a good deal of work to revise their maps of reality, and they instinctively seek to avoid that work. Consequently, more often than not they will fight against the new information rather than assimilate it.” –Scott Peck, The Road Less Traveled

Six Sigma: A Breakthrough Strategy for Results

[vc_row][vc_column][mkdf_blockquote text="Six Sigma GE Quality 2000 will be the biggest, the most personally rewarding and, in the end, the most profitable undertaking in our history." title_tag="h2"][vc_column_text]- Jack Welch, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Electric Company Prologue In 1985, Florida Power and Light (FPL) decided to...

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