Unformatted text preview: ity Employee Empowerment
The involvement of employees in every step of the production process Quality circles Groups made up of work center members chartered with implementing continuous improvement; Focus teams Multidisciplinary teams chartered to focus on specific problems or continuous improvement objectives. How to Improve Organizational Structure
Break business into smaller units Build teamwork Impose autonomy Create meaningful incentives Outsource non-operating activities Share business capabilities across units Benchmarking
Selecting a demonstrated standard of performance that represent the very best performance for a process or activity; The benchmarking process Determine what to benchmark; Form a benchmark team; Identify benchmarking partners; Collect and analyze benchmarking information; Take action to match or exceed the benchmark. Just-in-Time Philosophy: Achieving P...
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- Winter '07