Is it Time to Stop Focusing on Safety Culture?

Posted by Peter Bussey on Fri, Mar 02, 2018 @ 12:27 PM

Safety culture has been a long-standing topic in environment, health, and safety (EHS) and operational risk management (ORM) for industrial organizations. It’s receiving more attention in recent years with increased recognition of the essential role of human capital management and organizational dynamics in running a successful business.

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Tags: Operational Excellence, Risk Management, Continuous Improvement, Culture, Digital Transformation, Environment, Health and Safety (EHS)

5 Ways to Get More Out of Your Local Quality Management Leaders

Posted by Paul Leavoy on Wed, Apr 02, 2014 @ 12:10 PM

You’re a corporate quality director at a multi-site enterprise with operations spread across the country or around the globe. At some point, you’re going to face the question: how do I keep my local quality leaders engaged, and on the same page?

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Tags: Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS), Continuous Improvement, Culture

3 Questions to Answer When Shaping Your Quality Management Culture

Posted by Greg Goodwin on Tue, Nov 05, 2013 @ 06:00 AM

Many companies that have pain points around quality today are exploring different areas for improvement. Some are investing in enterprise quality management software (EQMS) solutions or rethinking the way the cost of quality is measured. These are both initiatives that can have a positive impact on quality and are worth the time and capital investment.

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Tags: Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS), Cost of Quality (CoQ), Continuous Improvement, Culture

Chinese Manufacturers Implement PLM, Competition Promotes Corporate Sustainability, and other industrial news

Posted by Natalie Tarutis on Sun, Jul 14, 2013 @ 10:00 AM

This week's article compilation includes noteworthy discussions on product lifecycle management software (PLM), the increase in corporate sustainability reporting, best practices for implementing manufacturing operations management (MOM), and material sustainability in advanced manufacturing.

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Tags: Sustainability, #Roundup, Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Continuous Improvement

Developing a Business Case for Manufacturing & Supply Chain Integration, The $16.5B Energy Management Market, and more...

Posted by Natalie Tarutis on Sun, Jun 30, 2013 @ 09:30 AM

The following articles provide advice for many aspects of an organizational structure. Both top executives and plant managers can find insight to assist them in their current initiatives. These discussions include guidelines to developing a business case for departmental integration, how embracing kaizen can improve employee engagement, knowledgable investments in energy management, and considerations for quality management software selection.

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Tags: Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS), #Roundup, Industrial Energy Management (IEM), Continuous Improvement, Culture

Insights from the MESA N.A. & Industry Week Best Plants Conferences

Posted by Mark Davidson on Tue, May 07, 2013 @ 06:00 AM

Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to both attend and participate in the MESA North America & Industry Week Best Plants Conferences in Greenville, SC. With well over 500 attendees and a larger portion of manufacturers than vendors, the conference had a strong variety of perspectives and thought leaders. Participants were focused on one central theme: beating competition in the global market place through continuous improvements in manufacturing operations.

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Tags: Metrics, Continuous Improvement

The Do's and Don'ts of Changing a Quality Culture [Executive Q&A]

Posted by Mehul Shah on Tue, Apr 09, 2013 @ 06:00 AM

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Tags: Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS), Continuous Improvement, Culture

3 Different Ways to Structure Quality In Your Company

Posted by Mehul Shah on Wed, Mar 20, 2013 @ 08:42 AM

One of the most critical factors of success for any organization depends on how effective it is at managing the quality of products and processes. Strategies are constantly being refined and improved to fully optimize the use of people, processes, and technology.

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Tags: Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS), Continuous Improvement, Culture

The LNS Weekly Industrial Round Up 2/3/13 - 2/9/13

Posted by Natalie Tarutis on Sun, Feb 10, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

Sustainability, Energy Management, Innovation, Productivity,
Advanced Manufacturing Intelligence, Operational Excellence – with these topics, it’s guaranteed to be a strong weekly roundup. It seems as though the major industrial concerns and trends of 2013 that are increasingly spoken of are proving to make a positive impact on thought leadership content. Included are motivational articles, summaries, full reports, video footage, survey findings, and a book recommendation.

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Tags: Sustainability, Operational Excellence, #Roundup, Industrial Energy Management (IEM), Continuous Improvement

Why Some Quality Management Strategies Just Aren't Working

Posted by Mike Roberts on Mon, Jan 28, 2013 @ 06:00 AM

A considerable amount of executives today still struggle to make quality a top priority. Based on over 300 survey respondents, many large and mature industries barely have over 50% of companies currently making quality a top priority. In fact, for some industries like Food and Pharmaceuticals, the share of companies with quality as a top objective is below 50%.

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Tags: Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS), Continuous Improvement, Culture