• Home
  • Going Lean in Health Care
  • Innovation in Organizations
  • Zero Defects
  • Eight Essential Tools for Six Sigma
  • Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog
  • Management Articles
  • Got Boondoggle? (lean)
  • Management Blog Directory
  • Panta Rei (lean)
  • Hexawise - software testing
  • Curious Cat Management Improvement Library
  • John Hunter
  • Management jobs
  • Leadership and Management Quotes
  • Public Sector Management Improvement

    New Blog Address: management.curiouscatblog.net

    Sunday, October 02, 2005

    Air Products Strips Out Inefficiencies

    Air Products Strips Out Inefficiencies by Rick Whiting, Information Week:

    Air Products standardized on continuous-improvement methodologies based on Six Sigma and lean manufacturing five years ago to boost its operating return on net assets, a metric to measure shareholder return on Air Products' asset base. The IT operation began using about 40 continuous-improvement tools and practices 18 months ago, says Alan Jeffery, manager of continuous improvement for global IT. The methodologies are used for root-cause analysis, where IT processes are scrutinized to identify wasted time and resources.


    Post a Comment

    << Home