Category: Operations Strategy

Why Process Improvement Is a Moving Target

You may as well come to terms with it now; you will never be rid of process improvement. It isn’t simply something you can hastily check off your to-do list,…

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Think Ops Mgmt Is Only for Big Manufacturing Businesses? Not So Fast

When you hear the phrase “operations management,” do you naturally assume it involves automating processes in big and / or manufacturing-related businesses that produce products? Yes, in in large manufacturer,…

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Motivating Your Employees to Become Project Stakeholders

What is a stakeholder? Simply put, a stakeholder is a person with a specific vested interest in a particular topic or outcome. Stakeholders care about the topic — and are…

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Our Managing Operations Workshop WILL Empower You with Solutions

When you think of the words “operations management, line management or back-office management,” what comes to mind? Do you think of constantly fighting “brush fires” and reacting to challenges —…

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Management in Full Bloom: What Gardening Taught Me About Management

My neighbor we’ll call Joe decided he wanted a garden in his yard. Joe loaded up on seeds and plantings at the garden store, choosing them based on fruits and…

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