PRODUCTIVITY PEOPLE has adapted Internationally proven Continuous Improvement/Lean methodology to the New Zealand business climate. Our Lean programmes will help your company lift performance, increase quality, improve customer experience, and reduce operational cost. All of which will have a major impact on your bottom line.
Three Steps to Improve Your Productivity
You decide you want to be an industry leader. Together we complete our Productivity Growth Business Analysis, to determine which improvements will give you maximum return in your current business maturity phase.
We develop a business improvement plan defining the approach, sequence, and milestones. Lean programmes range from addressing quick fix, low-hanging fruit improvements to business-transformational long-term culture change
Our How-To-Guides and templates will help you on your journey, but we will be right beside you, helping in a practical way when needed. We engage with your team to ensure your organisation owns the change and is able to continue to improve well beyond our engagement.
Our Productivity Growth Program
Productivity Growth Program is business improvement program that analyses your current business performance and improvement opportunities and takes you on a company specific year-long business improvement journey that will ensure you focus on what is most crucial for your bottom line right now: productivity, efficiency, and profitability.
Productivity Growth Workshop
Productivity Growth Workshop is a one-day session, aimed at business owners and/or managers who would like to understand how the Productivity Growth Programme will improve their business performance. The workshop will combine an introduction into the Continuous Improvement and Lean concepts and provide a company specific insight in where to start on the improvement journey.
Digital DMS – iObeya
Accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent enforced lockdown and remote working arrangements, it has become apparent that many of the ‘traditional’, low tech tools such as running a DMS (Daily Management Systems) meeting on a physical whiteboard faces significant constraints and/or limitations. This is problem is magnified in organisations that run multi-tiered meeting structures that extend over multiple locations.
Our Partnering Model
Our partnering model is aimed at large organisations that are ready to embark on a journey of Continuous Improvement. It uses the same methodology as the Productivity Growth Programme, but has a more comprehensive business analysis, a more detailed implementation plan, as well as a higher level of support.
Our Vertical Start-up Programme
A classic commissioning involving a “clean” handover from the (contract) engineering team to the production team typically incurs a productivity loss worth 10-20% of the capital investment value as a result of operations ‘learning’ to run their plant. This period of adjustment is at least 18 months during which operators learn through trial and error, without any clear guidance. Can you afford that?
Our Training Programmes
Productivity People can offer a Level 4 and 5 Certificate or Diploma in Competitive systems and practices as well as Six Sigma Yellow or Green belt courses.
Training will take place using a combination of face to face and remotes sessions and all course material is included.
Productivity Kick Start
Productivity Kick Start is a one-off engagement model for a specific project or initiative. It is a relatively short arrangement (one to three months) with pre-determined deliverables.
This model works for project-based improvements or small organisations that need productivity improvement on a specific issue.