Operations Management

Top 6 Management Challenges in 2022 & How to Deal with Them

By |April 20th, 2022|

So much has changed in the work landscape in recent years that the management challenges we face today have also evolved. While most of these management challenges will seem familiar, the context in which they are experienced has greatly changed. In this post-pandemic era we live in, remote work

How the Theory of Constraints Can Help You Manage Work Better

By |April 12th, 2022|

Before getting into more details about the theory of constraints and how it can be used to support work management, let's firstly understand what constraint means. From a broad perspective, a constraint can be understood as a limiting factor that hinders the efficiency goal of a process in any

How to Optimize Workflow Efficiency without Team Overburden

By |April 5th, 2022|

The constant challenges that businesses are currently facing in order to stay competitive in their fields of work is getting huge over time and often putting enormous pressure on work teams. In this sense, it is crucial that project managers look at ways to achieve efficient workflows aiming at

How to Run a Virtual Gemba Walk with Your Remote Team

By |March 29th, 2022|

An interesting landscape in the manufacturing scene is unfolding. Operating in a pandemic has forced manufacturing teams to rethink how they work. It’s very common for operators and workers to discuss face-to-face on a production floor, especially when there is a problem in the line or a machine. They

How to Design the Best Kanban Workflow for Your Business

By |March 17th, 2022|

If you work in a business environment where work items are ever-evolving, haphazard, and unruly, a Kanban board can save the day for you. It makes managing tasks as easy as shuffling solitaire cards by making everything visual and comprehensive.  But Kanban's capabilities go beyond logical task tracking. They

10 Ideas on Improving Employee Engagement in 2022

By |March 15th, 2022|

The recent years have made a radical change in the way we do work. As a consequence of the pandemic forcing employees to work at home, employees are rethinking their priorities and how their companies support them. When employees find out that their priorities don’t align with the company’s