Estratègia, Quality

Can we function without an operating system?

Making a comparison with any computer operating system, a company can operate efficiently without an organizational structure that integrates and manages the different elements that are part of it? The answer is clear: no. As does an operating system of a machine, companies need organizational structures to ensure the coherence and consistency of the activities […]

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When size matters!

Lately I’m participating in different workshops where the topic of discussions I what structures we should create in order to foster entrepreneurship and business creation. Without underestimating these efforts, personally I feel that rather than talking about new companies, should be to focus on larger companies. From idescat data I highlight the following: In short, […]

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How projects can MAKE a DIFFERENCE

Some people think that being a project manager is a job that everyone can do: Just coordinate people, control indicators, tasks follow up and that’s it, but talking about a project manager, a lot of other necessary skills and issues are missed. For me, 70% of the project success goes through getting a good project […]

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Project relocation out of Spain

From many years ago, I’ve had the opportunity to carry out projects, such as in Spainand beyond. These projects have had different typology according to current economic situation: On one hand, production optimization and increase plant efficiency. On the other hand, reduction cost (mainly labor cost) and relocation (offshoring). Problems typology, working method used, process/product […]

Estratègia, Quality

The common sense in the company

In the current companies, almost everything is studied, analyzed and evaluated and there are few variables left tochance. It seems incredible, but even today; it happens in many companies (large and small) decisions are taken just to be taken. Managers or those most responsible for the final decisions, often make the strategic decisions or business […]

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Integration of Quality, Environmental and Occupational Risk Prevention Management Systems

What company does not have an internal Management System? Some have Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001 or ISO / TS 16949), others have Environment Management Systems (ISO 14001), and others have Occupational Risk Prevention Management Systems (OHSAS) and, finally, many have two or more of these systems. Effective management of a Quality Management System can […]

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NLP, a tool to increase staff productivity

In the business world and within our company, instability to which workers are subjected is one of the features that we found more often and more damage do in the company. Workers have to respond with speed and accurately to the changes and different types of problems they encounter daily in their work. However, many […]

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Continuous improvement in the company: How promote it?

After several years performing continuous improvement projects in different companies I have found that companies do not promote this tool properly. Why… very simple, they do not take into account an essential part of the various sources that exist. Is apart from technical departments themselves or quality or continuous improvement (if any) or what can […]