Market pressures, technological disruption, and process related challenges adversely affect organizational performance, and force the organizations to continuously refine, reduce costs, and perform better. Eventually, they start exploring the possibilities of implementing continuous process improvement or other innovation methodologies. Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) involves improving a product, service or process, either incrementally or revolutionally. However, […]
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Continuous Process Improvement and Innovation (CPI2) Framework Simplified
Contributed by Mark Bridges on April 6, 2021 in Operations & Supply Chain, Strategy, Marketing, & Sales
Theory of Constraints: What’s Limiting Your Organization?
Contributed by David Tang on February 4, 2016 in Operations & Supply Chain, Organization, Change, & HR, Strategy, Marketing, & Sales
The Theory of Constraints (TOC) is a methodology for identifying the most important limiting factor—i.e. constraint—and systematically improving it. It was developed by Dr. Eliyahu Goldratt, introduced in 1984 book, The Goal. TOC differs from traditional management views, in that traditional methods seek to make improvements throughout the organization. They divide the organization into smaller, more manageable […]