Category Archives: Standardisation

Lean thinking in our Healthcare industry

PCB LEAN FORUM 7 November 2017: Learning from Healthcare Success Stories. Lean principles can successfully be applied in the Healthcare environment to improve both hospital management and the patient experience. A culture of problem solving needs to be embedded into our … Continue reading

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How to maximise your impact and minimise your B-BBEE spend with Lean and Kaizen internships

In a tight market place it’s all about improving your competitive advantage. Learn how to apply Lean principles in order to establish your competitive advantage, by producing faster and cheaper than your competitors. Understand the impact of the new B-BBEE codes and … Continue reading

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Meet Chris Barraclough – Director TLC

Ever wanted to know more about the passionate, hard-working team of Training Leadership Consulting (TLC) team who help to arm clients with all of the tools and guidance needed for business improvement? In this interview series, our team will be sharing their … Continue reading

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Meet Grant Davis – One of TLC’s Top Consultants

Ever wanted to know more about the passionate, hard-working team of TLC consultants who help to arm clients with all of the tools and guidance needed for process management? In this interview series, our consultants will be sharing their experiences, … Continue reading

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5S – A Japanese Culture

The hall of the PCB (Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business) was filled to the brim on Tuesday evening (17/02/15) as people squeezed in to watch keynote speaker Rick McCarthy, MD of Training Leadership Consulting, share his discoveries from a Learning Expedition … Continue reading

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A place for everything and everything in its place

LEAN FORUM – 17 FEBRUARY 2015 5S is the name of a workplace organisation method that uses a list of five activities Sort, Set, Shine, Standardise and Sustain. The aim of 5S is to organise a company’s activities in order to increase productivity, reduce waste and … Continue reading

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Japan – Rick’s trip to the far east

Our MD, Rick McCarthy recently visited Japan for a Lean Study tour.  Here he writes about his experience with Dr Kobayashi who’s father created the 20 Keys  that are crucial to develop a world class company.  My biggest learning is … Continue reading

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