LEI Group are excited to be attending the upcoming 42nd World Hospital Congress of the International Hospital Federation (IHF), which will take place in Brisbane, on 10th-12th October 2018, along with our partners – The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA).
We exist in a time where the pace of change is faster than before. Keeping up with the rapidly changing world means employees need to learn continuously if they are to fulfil their roles and business objectives successfully. Thus, to have a competent and agile workforce, it is essential for organizations to empower, encourage, motivate […]
Organizational culture is the sum of the systems, processes, values, beliefs and behavior of the organization. In short, it is the way things are done in the organization and the way its employees behave. The culture of an organization is also its DNA, an element complex enough to both control and define the organization’s […]
We are delighted to announce that our “Online Lean Healthcare Training Corporate Packages” are now available on our Australian website. Why have over 10,000 health professionals from major organisations such as Northern Queensland PHN, Brisbane South PHN, Novis and Syngenta completed an LEI Group Lean Healthcare Training Program?
As we are all aware, in May this year, GDPR became a business requirement. One of the core rules of GDPR legislation is that any personal data handled by business needs to be accessible on demand at any moment. Having a centralised location for the management of data storage is critical for accessibility. Managing, auditing, […]
What is Visual Management? It is the use of visual aids (displays, metrics and controls) to make operational standards visible. This enhances understanding of information being communicated to the staff thus making it easy for them to follow instructions, meet organizational objectives and contribute to organizational success.
What gets measured gets done because you are paying attention to it and gathering information you need to achieve your goal. The information you collect helps you understand the current state of the process, making it easier for you to make decisions to improve it. When you measure, it is important to measure only what […]
As a business leader, it is your responsibility to develop long-term goals that foster a culture of continuous improvement and growth. Once the goals are in place, articulate to your staff the direction you plan on taking the organization and how you plan on doing that. This journey you plan on embarking and how you […]
Consulting – disruption’s final frontier On a visit to Ireland recently, well known business author and MIT lecturer Prof David Robertson told his audience that disruption is overrated. He added that Steve Jobs wasn’t a disruptor at heart but an incremental innovator. These assertions are quite startling in a world where disruption has become the […]
What is Workplace Communication? “It is the transmitting of information between one person or group and another person or group in the organization.” They are two forms of communication in an organization, upward and downward communication. Upward communication is the flow up of information from an employee to a superior whereas downward communication is […]
A great employee reward system can improve engagement and keep staff focused on what matters most. However, the reward system has to be comprehensive enough to incorporate recognition and appreciation (not necessarily financial reward!). To be effective the reward system has to be aligned with the organization’s goals. It is important to recognize, appreciate […]
Continuous Improvement (CI) often known as Kaizen is an ongoing effort to improve products, services, processes and way of working. The im-provement(s) can either be incremental over time or a one-time break-through. Most CI projects launch with enthusiasm and even show great progress. However, they quickly fizzle out.
We are delighted to announce a 6-part podcast series called ”Breaking The Mould” in which Joe Aherne, CEO, Leading Edge Group, will interview a number of professionals who have followed their dreams and achieved or embarked on some unique and exciting ventures. Many of these are unsung heroes and we are delighted to share their […]
Keeping up with the rapidly changing world means employees need to learn continuously if they are to meet business objectives. To have a competent and agile workforce, it is essential for organizations to empower, encourage, motivate and invest in the development of its employees. Our eBook provides a roadmap on how to embed a culture of continuous […]
Brexit has been the greatest political disturbance of our time, sending ripples of disbelief through Europe and transforming the UK political scene. In the midst of endless analysis and speculation it can be difficult to pinpoint what exactly Brexit may mean for Irish businesses, and what can be done to help soften the blow. This eBook […]
The Challenge Leading Edge Consultants performed the Health Check over a five-day period to establish the current state of the techniques, systems, controls, performance measurements, structures and cost awareness. The Health Check involved detailed interviews with key personnel. The Solution Leading Edge Group determined the effectiveness of the supply chain operations and the resulting report […]
The Challenge The manufacturing plant in question – which supplies finished products on pallets to a number of Distribution Centres around the world – had no automated stacking or wrapping facilities. Pallets were manually stacked on line and were wrapped by an operator using an electric turntable to spin the pallet while manually wrapping or using […]
The Challenge The client training department appointed Leading Edge Group to deliver in-house Lean Green Belt certification training for over 60 staff. Influenced by developments in regulation, competition, government policy, market and customer expectations, the landscape in which the company operated was changing rapidly and it needed to make changes to its practices to reflect […]
The Challenge The main objectives of the program were to reduce lead time, eliminate waste, increase visibility and simplicity. A key objective was to replace the current “Push” system with a “Pull” System. Push v’s Pull Push system is based on a forecast of demand for finished products, using your current inventory you manufacture for […]
The Challenge Operating in Western Canada – an area dealing with the downturn of the oil industry – Aquatera was faced with the challenge of providing competitive services while the sales of its core products declined. When Aquatera initially began its Lean journey, it did so without committing sufficient resources to ensure enough momentum would […]