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Creating Alignment - Part 9

By Drive, Inc. on Saturday 15 August 2015.

Last month we discussed how Deming’s focus on quality created a movement and how it took the US longer to recognize the benefits of putting quality first. This month we will further discuss the importance of having an Obsession for Quality and having the data necessary to make the proper decisions when deploying resources.

Creating Alignment - Part 8

By Drive, Inc. on Wednesday 15 July 2015.

Last month we discussed how standardization impacts our effectiveness with regards to being Process Centered. Standardized tasks lay the foundation for continuous improvement and employee empowerment. This month and next month we will present the importance of having an Obsession for Quality.

Creating Alignment - Part 7

By Drive, Inc. on Tuesday 16 June 2015.

Last month we discussed how standardization impacts our effectiveness by being Process Centered. Standardized tasks lay the foundation for continuous improvement and employee empowerment.

Creating Alignment - Part 6

By Drive, Inc. on Friday 15 May 2015.

Last month we began with an introduction to the principle of Process Centered which states we should focus on not only results but also the process that was used to achieve those results.

Creating Alignment - Part 5

By Drive, Inc. on Wednesday 15 April 2015.

Last month we covered the principle of Embracing the Total System which states we are constantly looking at how each part of the organization interacts with and affects an event, situation, problem, and other parts of the organization.

Creating Alignment - Part 4

By Drive, Inc. on Tuesday 17 March 2015.

Last month we covered the principle of Customer Intimacy. This principle states we must consider the next process in the flow of value as the customer, and we must determine how much responsibility a support group has to support that value added flow.

Creating Alignment - Part 3

By Drive, Inc. on Saturday 14 February 2015.

Last month we covered the principle of Long Term Focus, which states we must base management decisions on a long-term view, even at the expense of short-term financial goals.

Creating Alignment - Part 2

By Drive, Inc. on Thursday 15 January 2015.

In Part 1 of this series, we discussed how important it is for a leadership team to guide and lead by principles. In Part 2, we will explore the principle of Long Term vision.

Year End Newsletter 2014

By Drive, Inc. on Tuesday 16 December 2014.

Over the past year we have seen excellent improvements in businesses throughout North America. It is always gratifying to see true transformation in an organization where we: - Exceed business targets - Drive the culture intentionally - Build organizational capability to continue improving and sustain prior improvements

Creating Alignment - Part 1

By Drive, Inc. on Saturday 15 November 2014.

Over the past year we have seen excellent improvements in businesses throughout North America. It is always gratifying to see true transformation in an organization where we:

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