Five success factors for effective continuous improvement process: integrate CIP goals into corporate strategy, support employees, involve external partners, foster culture of continuous improvement, and utilize digital tools for collaboration.
Time-starved executives are struggling to find time for creative thinking in the midst of crisis events and remote work. Without dedicated time for innovation, humans risk becoming second-class citizens for thinking, losing personal experiences and relying on predictable social media algorithms.
Networking is essential to success, but it is poorly understood. Sociologist Robin Dunbar's work on strong and weak ties has shown that we have an upper limit to the number of actual strong social connections we can maintain at any point in time. However, weak ties can help to increase innovation capacity. Trust is the force that makes networks work, and conversations should come first when building relationships.
Continuous Improvement is a process that organizations use to continuously strive to be more efficient and effective. This article explains the benefits and challenges of Continuous Improvement, provides best practices for implementation, and highlights popular tools and methods.
Guardrails for decision-making can protect businesses from taking unnecessary risks. Netlfix’s context, not control mentality allows for decision-making guardrails that guide their employees toward good practices while giving them freedom to make independent decisions with responsibility.