By Mike Martyn, Eilish Henry
August 25, 2023
When done well, implementing the principles found in the Cultural Enablers dimension of the Shingo Model leads to an organizational culture that assures a safe environment, places a special emphasis on the development of its people, and engages and empowers everyone in the pursuit of continuous ...
By Brent R. Allen, April A. Bosworth
April 15, 2022
The ground-breaking Shingo Model of 2008 introduced principles, systems, tools, and results. At that time, however, the systems element of the model did not receive the in-depth attention that other parts of the model did. As a result, organizations developed their own concept of systems. Some ...
By Larry Anderson, Dan Fleming, Bruce Hamilton, Pat Wardwell
November 18, 2021
In this third book of the Shingo Model series, Continuous Improvement focuses on five of the Shingo Guiding Principles: seek perfection, embrace scientific thinking, focus on process, assure quality at the source, and improve flow and pull. Each chapter in Continuous Improvement is designed to ...
By Chris Butterworth
May 14, 2019
To succeed, an organization must cultivate management systems that effectively align their work and behaviors with principles and direction. These systems should be simple, comprehensible, actionable, and standardized. Establishing alignment in every value stream of an organization will ultimately ...
By Rick Edgeman
February 25, 2019
The Shingo Enterprise Excellence Prize Model (SEEM) has exerted global influence over the ways that exceptional organizations formulate/deploy strategy with its focus on processes, Lean thinking, continuous improvement, innovation, workforce development, and supplier strategies. This book details ...
By Gerhard J. Plenert
November 06, 2017
A facility-wide improvement initiative is expensive in terms of both time and money. Perhaps the most disappointing thing about them is that they often end up as temporary measures that may produce early results but are unsustainable in the long run. The unseen cost is that after they see such ...