Tag Archives: Standardisation

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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Process Standardisation: What actually happens by Grant Davis

The creator of the Toyota Production System (TPS), Taiichi Ohno, said: “Without stability there can be no improvement.” Most companies will admit that process standardisation is important yet it always gets pushed lower on their prioritised objectives. I will not … Continue reading

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The benefits of Standardisation by Latiff Cherono

The need for standards: We are all aware of the various bodies that provide guidelines and standardisation in all aspects of our daily lives, from Education, Hotels, Banking, and Health Services to Manufacturing. The main purpose of these organisations is … Continue reading

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