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Dealing with Chaos: 4 Steps to Manufacturing Success
In recent years, a great deal of effort has been focused on Lean initiatives, and that has been a good thing. Lean companies now dominate many vertical industries with lower costs, superior quality, and great flexibility from efficient processes and a culture of continuous improvement.
Today, however, the manufacturing world is characterized by uncertainty; dramatic swings in the cost of petroleum-based materials, wildly fluctuating exchange rates, stresses in the banking arena, and civil unrest are just a few examples. It is essential that companies first understand the impact external changes have on their operations, plans and competitiveness, and then proactively prepare themselves to thrive and grow in this new reality.
In this white paper you'll learn 4 steps toward developing chaos-tolerant business processes.