Achieving Operational Excellence: Leading sustainable improvement
Episode #247 // Virtually every organization has some form of operational delivery capability for its products and services. More often than not, your ability to compete in the market can be strengthened through operational excellence.
But operational excellence is elusive, and many of the programs that companies invest in to deliver improved operational performance only ever realize a fraction of the potential benefits.
Senior leaders often focus purely on the technical and process elements of operational performance. But the barriers that will confront you in process and technology are dwarfed by the organizational barriers that exist in your people and culture.
If you want to achieve operational excellence, your will, commitment, and appetite for doing the hard yards will be pushed to its limits.
In this episode, I explore the very nature of operational excellence. I give a couple of meaty, real-world examples of operational excellence initiatives that I’ve led in the past. And I leave you with a free simple, 13-step checklist to achieving operational excellence, which is available as a free downloadable PDF resource!
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