An Accelerated Approach to Process Improvement

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Share this Post There has been an ongoing dialogue regarding the contemporary approaches to process improvement and the time it takes for that activity (improvement teams) to show results and impact. We at Juran have developed some solutions to mitigate those concerns in the form of Rapid Improvement Teams. Why are they good for you? They are Rapid! Projects are …

Why companies with a quality culture don’t suffer from eroding margins

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“Too many companies only focus on top-line growth. Savvy business owners know that often the easiest path to grow their profits is to focus on their margins.”- Inc Magazine, 2017. How many times have you heard your leadership scream, “Our margins are declining and we need to do something!” Probably every quarter, if not every day! This is the mantra …

How Leaders Play A Role In Quality Culture

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Culture change is what is on almost every Leader’s mind when you ask them about what is the most important thing to improve. It’s understandable, the organizational culture drives everything; how we work, make decisions, collaborate, create and even our level of loyalty and commitment. No wonder it is on their mind. Also, when you discuss strategies on how to …

Quality in the Organic Food Industry

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There is an extensive process in place in order for a food product to receive the USDA Organic Seal, and this is an example of effective quality management methods in practice. One way to understand the organic producer certification process is to compare it to the Juran Trilogy®. The USDA organic regulations were developed by the National Organic Program (NOP) …

How To Plan For Exponential Success

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Strategic planning is an organization’s process for defining long-term direction. This process also includes making decisions on allocating resources to pursue this direction. Many organizations struggle with the development, deployment, or maintenance of strategic plans, which can happen for a variety of reasons. In our upcoming webinar on August 24th, we’ll be covering the 6 Steps to Successful Strategic Planning …