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1 Assessment Task 1 Part A Case Study: Corus: Continuous Improvement as a Business Strategy ---------------------------------------------------------- Analyse the given case study in your own words and answers the given questions; 1)What is Continuous Improvement? Who would be involved in this process and what would they be doing to enable improvements? Support your answer with examples from the case.
2Assessment Task 1It’s important for a project manager to know the cost of completing a body ofwork. For this reason, most project management offices benefit from knowingthe amount of time it takes to get certain types of work done. Project managerscan reduce project cost and prevent overages using Forecasting Software.Forecasting (versus estimating) whether a project’s constraints are likely to bebroken is one way in which project management offices can increase theiroverall effectiveness for the company.For companies whose teams are unable to practice continuous improvementthroughout their day-to-day work, the next best way to leverage the concept isto hold continuous improvement events, otherwise known as RapidImprovement events or Value Stream Mapping. Many companies have adoptedLean improvement techniques as a standard by which all projects and work aredone. Continuous improvement helps companies save money by identifyinginefficiencies in project teams with many layers of management ormanufacturing teams whose motions equate to money. Resources; -and-innovation, -improvement-phase-one-part-1/(Viewed on Friday, 26 Oct 2018)----------------------------------------------------------------------- 2) Describe the type of culture Corus is developing. How will the vision plan help to develop this culture?

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