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Operations Oracle – Manufacturing Consultants

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

Cost of Quality Quality is one of the key components of any operation, on the basis that it consumes both labour and material without a return. Ultimately, it impacts on our ability to satisfy the customer. Therefore, looking at the cost of quality is crucial. Many...

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, as well as targets, scores, an assessment, a management brief, a gap discussion and an action plan, is the first step to achieving...

Janus – The God of Transition

Benchmarking Software | The Operations Oracle Audit To guide you through the online audit, our benchmarking software, 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...

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 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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