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Poor Leadership – The Cost

Poor Leadership is costly to your business Poor Leadership can be extremely costly to your business, and is one of the key aspects our operations audit looks to assess and improve.   Leadership deals with intangibles such as: Encouraging, coaching, motivating,...

Health, Safety & Environment with Operations Oracle

The Goals of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) are to protect employees, the public, the environment and to comply with applicable laws and protect the Company’s reputation.  The best organisations are adopting behavioural based health and safety philosophies to...

Quality Costs – Quality is Free

Quality is one of the key components of any operation on the basis that it consumes both labour and material without a return and ultimately impacts on our ability to satisfy the customer. Many organisations will have true quality costs as high as 15 to 20 percent of...

What is the On Site Assessment?

An On Site Assessment put simply, it is a detailed analysis of operational performance.   Base Camp. Getting a comprehensive; report, targets, scores, assessment, management brief, gap discussion and action plan is the first step to achieving a transformed...

Janus – The God of Transition

To guide you through the online audit we have chosen the bearded character depicted visiting the Delphi Oracle and named him, Janus. Janus is a Roman God that also appears in Greek mythology and has the month of January named after him. January is often considered the...

Rants, Tips, Quotes and Funnies

Factories are full of memorable moments, avoidable mistakes and funny situations. We would love to receive your manufacturing operations related; rants, tips, quotes, stories and funnies and if they make it to the top of the pile we might publish them in our blog. They need to be punchy, less than 250 words and have a catchy title. Avoid anything that might cause offence and please check your grammar.

Send them to blogs@operationsoracle.com stating your name, your position at the time and whether it is a rant, tip, quote, story or funny and avoid mentioning company names. Operations people don’t tend to be shy so let’s get blogging!

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