Every business works to achieve growth for which it uses different strategies including research, development and effective management and use of talent.
To achieve continuous growth, participate in Continuous Improvement Process Courses offered by pdtraining in Auckland, Tauranga and other cities.
Stable growth can only be achieved if there is a continuous and incremental improvement in business processes. There are many methods to achieve stable and continuous growth of a business, but some methods are cheaper, easier to implement and provide excellent results.
Employee-Centric Research and Development
Businesses can cut down on their expenses in research and development by shifting focus from radical changes to small, but significant changes in processes. Giving employees the responsibility to generate ideas for improvement and implement those help in cutting costs, enhancing efficiency and improving processes.
Small and continuous improvements that come from the employees themselves are more likely to be accepted by all and implemented effectively. It reduces friction and encourages cooperation between employees, as they share the responsibility of achieving goals.
Instead of forcing changes on employees, ideas for research and development that come from employees themselves provide positives outcomes including:
- Reducing investment in expensive research and development
- Encouraging team-spirit and cooperation among employees
- Boosting the morale of employees, as they feel the power to implement ideas
- Improving performance of employees as the idea and its implementation is their responsibility
- Improving performance of employees continuously as they better themselves to achieve goals set by them
This method of research and development creates a process that is self-sustainable. It leads to continuous improvement that reduces costs and involves the company’s workforce to further the growth of the company.
Achieving Process Efficiency with Minimum Costs
The goal of every company is to get maximum productivity with minimum costs. A company that uses its workforce to generate ideas and implement them not only reduce costs, but also encourages its employees towards achieving a symbiotic relationship with the company where the company supports its workforce and vice versa.
It automatically negates friction where employees are reluctant to implement major changes. Making minor changes where employees participate in decision making and implementation helps in achieving stable and long-term growth.
Training in Continuous Improvement and Process Efficiency
Trained employees who can skilfully and accurately identify problems and spaces for improvement before finding ways to implement the changes can contribute in the continuous growth of a company. The skills needed for identifying, analysing and executing changes include:
- Identifying problems
- Identifying the pros and cons of a change
- Fixing problems that might arise during or after the change
- Finding ways to reduce costs and increase productivity
- Using brainstorming and accepting ideas from other employees to create effective improvement strategies
For both small and large businesses, this continuous improvement and process efficiency strategy achieves consistent and long-term growth within the organisation and of the organisation. For cost reduction, growth and utilisation of the employees, and improvement of business processes, involvement of employees in generating ideas is essential.
Pdtraining delivers 1000’s of professional development courses each year in Wellington, Auckland, Napier, Christchurch, Hamilton, Dunedin and Tauranga, so you can be assured your training will be delivered by a qualified and experienced trainer.
All public Continuous Improvement courses include am/pm tea, lunch, printed courseware and a certificate of completion. Customised courses are available upon request so please contact pdtraining on 1300 121 400 to learn more.