Digitalization, agility and collaboration: essential tools for the “new normality” on the field service 2021

  • November 18th, 2020
  • Productivity
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  • Francisco Gonzalez

It is no longer a question of who gets on the train of digital and cultural transformation or not. The “COVID Era” brought this need suddenly, confronting companies with a scenario where the only way to survive is to maximize their ability to respond, in an agile and efficient way, to market demands. Especially in […]

Which are the keys to define goals in an effective manner?

  • October 29th, 2020
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  • Antonio Frieser

One of the most important challenges for those who occupy positions in companies is how to set effective goals. We know that objectives are necessary in every organization and in any area where performance and results directly affect survival and success. How to define and achieve balanced goals? In business, there is a broad consensus […]

The value of continuous feedback in businesses

  • October 21st, 2020
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  • Francisco Gonzalez

The scheduled, periodic and agile interaction between managers and teams significantly improves Human Capital management. At the same time, it enhances the professional development of talent, and reinforces the strategies to retain it in the long term. All of which translates into increased competitiveness and a successful positioning in the market. Human Capital is one […]

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How can SMEs scale up?

If you want your small business to succeed, you need a plan on how to scale up. By focusing on scaling rather than only on “growing” your company can generate greater revenue without increasing costs or decreasing resources along the way. What is scaling in business? Scaling in business means increasing the size and scope […]

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The SMED method: reducing time and costs

In production environments, SMED (Single-Minute Exchange of Die) introduces the idea that any initialization of a process should not take more than ten minutes. This is why SMEDs were born from the need to reduce the size of the batches that passed through the stamping plates. The application of the SMED method allowed not only […]

What are the causes of communication breakdown in business?

Communication is essential to the success of any business. A lack of clear communication can end up being prejudicial on all levels of your organization. Aproximately, one-third of all failed or delayed projects are a result of a breakdown in communication.  Being able to identify the most common breakdowns in communication can help us to […]

Process automation: key to greater operational efficiency

The monotonous repetitive tasks in front of a computer can become a serious obstacle to the success of any company, especially if they demotivate the person who executes them. However, today technological evolution offers simple, but powerful tools that transform this weakness into a valuable development opportunity. One of the essential principles of efficiency lies […]

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Keys of modern administration

  • September 2nd, 2020
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  • Francisco Gonzalez

The administrative modernization of a company is much more than the sum of technologies or IT infrastructure. It implies a cultural evolution based on the change of strategies, the constant updating of skills and competencies of leaders and collaborators, and the incorporation of new management tools aimed at optimizing their global efficiency in the long […]

The “secrets” of root cause analysis

  • August 31st, 2020
  • Productivity
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  • Francisco Gonzalez

This successful problem solving and continuous improvement methodology, identifies the root causes of a contingency, going beyond its superficial effects, showing at what exact point the processes or systems failed, and preventing future similar crises. Those who have faced an emergency, in their personal or work life, know that it is much more effective to […]

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Why and how to perform a Gemba Walk?

Gemba walk is an opportunity to capture topics and concerns related to how effectively your team is performing. What is a Gemba Walk? A Gemba Walk is a walkthrough to observe and ask employees about their tasks in order to identify productivity gains. The word comes from the Japanese word “Gemba” or “Gembutsu” which means […]