Best Practices and evaluations

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This knowledge base gives you immediate access to management best practices by industry and function.
They have been observed worldwide in Operational Excellence projects and modelled by expert consultants.

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best practices or use them to evaluate an organisation and its management thanks to their format in a practice-based evaluation questionnaire.


The higher the levels are (Green to black) the greater the expertise and the more detailed the practices.

Blue belt ?
Project Engineering
Identify key project engineering improvement opportunities and align your team
Quick scoping assessment of the overall Project Engineering management
Scope: All Project Engineering management and practices

Industries: Tailored product development, project engineering and turnkey solution industries
Blue belt ?
Research, Development, Engineering
Project management
Are your R&D or Engineering projects managed with world class practices?
Focused best practices and evaluation
Scope: Research, Development, Engineering focused on the Project management activities

Industries: All industries with Research, Development, Engineering activities

Specific analysis: Lean development or Lean Engineering practices
Blue belt ?
Research & Development
Strategy and Innovation cycle
Are you world class at managing your Research and Development strategy and innovation?
Focused and in-depth best practices and evaluation
Scope: Research and Development focused on strategy and portfolio management


Industries: All industries with product Research and Development  activities
Blue belt ?
Research & Development
Organisation, People and Performance management
Do you manage your Research & Development with world class KPIs, decision meetings, organisation and action plans?
Focused and in-depth best practices and evaluation
Scope: Research, Development, Engineering focused on organisation, people and performance management


Industries: All industries with Research, Development, Engineering activities
Blue belt ?
Research, Development, Engineering
Customer, Technical development, Resource allocation management
Do your customer management and core processes use best Research and Development practices ?
Focused and in-depth best practices and evaluation
Scope: Research, Development, Engineering focused on Customer, Technical development, Resource allocation management

Industries: All industries with Research, Development, Engineering activities

Specific analysis: Lean development or Lean engineering practices
Green belt ?
Strategy or Transformation
Strategy or breakthough deployment
Do you deploy your strategy or major business changes according to proven methods such as Hoshin Kanri?
Evaluation of deployment practices within the organisation
Scope: Strategy or breakthough deployment (transformation, acquisition...)

Industries: Organisations with more than 30 people in all sectors of activity

Specific analysis: Deployment levers (Definition, Analysis, Participation, Implementation, PDCA)
Red belt ?
General management
Governance - KPI - PDCA
Do you have world class governance, performance and PDCA management?
Performance management best practices and style
Scope: General management focused on Governance - PDCA

Industries: Organisations larger than 30 people in all industries

Specific analysis:
  • Governance steering model
  • Organisation management and communication style
Green belt ?
Management
Operational Excellence
Easily assess your organization's Operational Excellence maturity
Six Excellence areas in 18 questions
Scope : general organisational and managerial practices
Industries: any type of industry
Green belt ?
Performance Management
Easily assess the maturity of your organisation performance management
14 questions - results in a maturity matrix
Scope : performance management practices (KPIs, meetings, decisions, actions...)
Industries: any type of industry
Green belt ?
Employee Management
Easily assess the maturity of how people are managed, developed and motivated
19 questions - results in a maturity matrix
Scope : employee management and motivation (Leadership, training, rewards...)
Industries: any type of industry
Black belt ?
Industrial Maintenance
Do you have a world class Maintenance management, from daily work order to preventive plans?
Thorough and comprehensive best practices
Scope: All Industrial Maintenance scope

Industries: Automated or semi-automated production

Specific analysis: Maintenance preventive maturity drivers
Blue belt ?
Industrial Maintenance
Preventive maintenance
Do you have a world class preventive Maintenance enabling high reliability and low cost?
Focused best practices and evaluation
Scope: Industrial Maintenance focused on Maintenance preventive maturity

Industries: Automated or semi-automated production

Specific analysis: Maintenance preventive maturity drivers
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