Essays Tagged: "continuous improvement"

Lessons learnt from Citibank

ves that senior management was backing the reengineering effort.Well defined project structure with continuous improvementIt can be critically said that Citibank have come a long way in a short time. ... ffices in more than 93 countries. We can say that Citibank's project structure is well defined with continuous improvement as the final agenda to provide performance measurement, fine tune new process ...

(5 pages) 362 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

An essay on Japan's economony

ctive role in economic policy. The second part was the Japanese management system, which emphasized continuous improvement of cost and quality through flexible manufacturing and reduced time to market ...

(2 pages) 165 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Management control in General Jeans company

cticality, but are also a fashion item, as exemplified by Levi who located a store on Fifth Avenue. Continuous improvement and efficiency are threshold competencies, necessary to compete within this m ...

(40 pages) 1042 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Kaizen: Building a Business Plan of Continuous Improvement

aizen is limitless in its use. Kaizen is intended to utilize all employees and develop a program of continuous improvement, but more importantly should be looked at as a culture or philosophy (www.cir ... their own organization they are providing the training to their vendors. Management's commitment to continuous improvement extends to their investment in vendors, who after using the training to imple ...

(4 pages) 326 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Henris Fayol

laid down the following principles of management:1.Specialization of labor- Specializing encourages continuous improvement in skills and the development of improvements in methods.2.Authority- The rig ...

(1 pages) 78 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Total Quality Management

This approach involves guaranteeing that an organization functions with a commitment to quality and continuous improvement in meeting its consumer's needs. With any type of change there will always be ... he development of a quality energized culture and the empowerment of employees, for this purpose of continuous improvement of products and philanthropies. Since TQM is a powerful new management techni ...

(6 pages) 502 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Kaizen !

he field in our lives, be it social life, working life, domestic life or even leisure life, we need continuous improvement in order to progress and advance as opposed to status quo and stagnancy. For ... volving everyone - managers and workers alikeKAIZEN is a Japanese word meaning gradual and orderly, continuous improvement. The KAIZEN business strategy involves everyone in an organization working to ...

(7 pages) 125 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Total Quality Management

r satisfying internal and external customers and suppliers by integrating the business environment, continuous improvement, and breakthroughs with development, improvement, and maintenance cycles whil ...

(3 pages) 187 0 2.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Organizing Function of Management Summerize article

ation. The relationship among environmental and social considerations of management structuring for continuous improvement will be also reviewed.Organizing ChallengesAn article written by Christine Ra ... more important than ever and how those plans are implemented determines organizational success. The continuous quality improvement process emphasizes the organizational continuum improvement measures. ...

(3 pages) 550 0 4.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Implementing innovation

on therefore must introduce appropriate innovation strategy. BMW, as a leading automobile producer, continuously concentrates on the innovation to meet customers' need. This essay discusses the innova ... re are five major types of innovations: novelty, competence shifting, complexity, robust design and continuous improvement. While in term of the extent of change, innovations can be divided into incre ...

(6 pages) 720 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Case Study "Acme Whistles"

s a leader in world market or to have competitive advantage. TQM requires a never-ending process of continuous improvement. In Acme P/OM managers are built a work culture that endorse continuous impro ...

(1 pages) 24 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Management Accounting from an Islamic prespective

s And Decision Making 6Resolution Of Ethical Conflict 8Blaming The Wrong On Others 10Truthfulness 12Continuous Improvement 14Accountability 17Conclusion 19INTRODUCTIONIslam is a religion, which is pro ... e secure for ever, Allah taking pleasure in them and they in Him. That is the great triumph. (5:119)CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENTHilton defines continuous improvement as a process of constant efforts to elim ...

(20 pages) 153 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting


. To become a world class manufacturer of paper products.2. To promote culture of Total Quality and continuous improvement in our management system and methods, products and service quality.3. To deve ... aining and development of human resources.FOCUS Group had already established a system or policy of continuous improvement using team approach and quantitative data and analysis (reports) The continuo ...

(23 pages) 980 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Total Quality Management.

l Quality Management, TQM, is a method by which management and employees can become involved in the continuous improvement of the production of goods and services. It is a combination of quality and m ... ion and every employee in satisfying the customer's needs, both internal and external. TQM works by continuously improving all aspect of work through structured control, improvement and planning activ ...

(3 pages) 646 0 3.4 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Speech: Continuous quality improvement programs versus process reengineering.

to be a philosophy, as it encompasses a new organisational way-of-life that emphasises the need for continuous improvement, and fulfilment of customer needs and expectations.Within Ford appropriate tr ... y $(US) 1.7 billion worldwide and $731 million in 2003 alone.Total Quality Management is based upon continuous incremental change, for this reason some think this is only compatible with the calm wate ...

(3 pages) 79 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" and Air Warefare.

Introduction1. History witnesses that, science is a process of continuous improvement and technology erodes and becomes obsolete with the passage of time, but a wo ...

(9 pages) 74 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Continuous Improvement vs. Quality Control

I strongly believe that continuous improvement is more important than quality control. The reason behind my thinking is that ... ortant than quality control. The reason behind my thinking is that quality control is an element of continuous improvement for the following reason. Quality control only identifies rejects. Its only p ... a set criteria, or standard, is met; and decide whether the item will be fixed, rejected, or passed.Continuous improvement is the ability to constantly change and adapt by getting and using informatio ...

(1 pages) 149 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Quality Management and Productivity: Strategic Plan Development Paper

facturing views TQM as a collection of processes. We maintain that our organizations must strive to continuously improve these processes by incorporating the knowledge and experiences of workers. The ... ". TQM is infinitely variable and adaptable.Riordan Manufacturing's TQM is processes are focused on continuous improvement in all areas of work, from high level strategic planning and decision-making, ...

(4 pages) 1191 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

MGT 330 Simulation

ties in a unique environment.* Values - We stand for integrity in all our activities and strive for continuous improvement.Strategic Thought managed to renovation as the primary consultant from start ...

(1 pages) 81 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Best practices in ensuring quality, speed, and flexibility in organization.

. Those practices are: Total quality management, mass customization, theory of constraints, kaizen (continuous improvement), and reengineering. I also researched five articles detailing best practices ... nt process that temporarily is down can catch up with the constraint because it has excess capacity.Continuous Improvement (Kaizen)Continuous improvement, often known as Kaizen, is essentially a small ...

(6 pages) 249 1 1.5 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management