- A Corning mold
machine shop realized 100 percent improvements in quality and delivery
while reducing costs from 15 percent above to 15 percent below the
- Rocky Mountain
Labs reduced turnaround time from 28 to 14 days, reduced internal
handoffs by 500 percent, thereby improving productivity by 50 percent
and profits by 25 percent.
- Tektronix Portables
Division reduced inventory from $40 million to $15 million and reduced
cycle time from 12 weeks to four weeks.
- A Sherwin Williams
auto paint plant boasts of 30 percent higher productivity, 45 percent
lower costs, and 25 percent fewer employees for equivalent volume
over a sister plant.
- Coach Leatherware
improved plant efficiency from 88 percent to 100 percent, improved
leather utilization by 48 percent, and decreased overhead spending
by 10 percent.
These are just a
few examples of literally hundreds of businesses that are achieving
outstanding results in this country using high performance strategies
in their workplace. They are changing the way work is organized and
empowering the people who do that work. Employees are working with management
as they solve critical issues and meeting company goals and objectives.
Research and experience indicate that companies organized by principles
of high performance consistently outperform their more traditional counterparts.
In fact, a review of 100 companies that have recently redesigned their
work environments consistent with these principles showed improvements
of between 25 percent and 60 percent. Pretty remarkable!
If you are tired of doing what you've been doing.
There is an old
truism that "If you keep doing what you've been doing you'll keep
getting what you've been getting."
Most leaders, owners
or managers have not yet tapped the full potential of their workforce.
Some do not know where to start or how to positively effect change.
Many are working at improving their bottom line and time prevents them
from developing management staff and employees.
Development Services was established to provide you with the
support you need to help successfully transition your team to a High
Performance Organization. If you are tired of doing what you’ve
been doing, contact us today.