Improving efficiency

Improving efficiency guidance:

Overproduction Type of wasteProblem? Yes/No?Comments How big is the issue, how often does it happen, who does it affect, what is the impact on the client, is it...

Precedents

Executive summary This report analyses why [state what the analysis relates to]. The aim was [state aim]. The main recommendations of the report are: • [state...

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Executive summary This report analyses why the firm loses 35% of new clients within the first two weeks of receiving instructions. The research was conducted in May and...

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What is continuous improvement? The definition of 'continuous improvement' (CI) is often over-complicated and buried in jargon, but it means exactly what it says:...

Practice Note

Which efficiency tools should you use at which stage? DefineMeasureAnalyseImproveControl What is the problem?How big is the problem?What’s causing the problem?What can...

Practice Note

Step 1: Identify our clients Who are our existing clients (specific and generic)? Who are our potential clients? (Could be specific or a type of client, eg more corporate...

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Step 1: Identify our clients Who are our existing clients (specific and generic)?Anyone who wants to buy, sell or rent a house Who are our potential clients? (Could be...

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This Precedent will help you identify and deal with issues around making and implementing change across the firm. It considers the different stages involved in making a...

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StageQuestionsCase study Create a sense of urgencyHow will the employees know there is a need for the change?How will they understand how important it is?How will they...

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There are five key steps to improving efficiency: • identify (define) what process needs improving • measure the problem • analyse your information • improve the process...

Practice Note

Close Once you have measured the problem or bottleneck in your process (see Practice Note: Step 2—measure the problem), the next step is to identify what is causing the...

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Close Once you have measured the problem or bottleneck in your process (see Practice Note: Step 2—measure the problem), the next step is to identify what is causing the...

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Name: Department: Date: [Insert reason for keeping this check sheet, eg Subject of client call]Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5TOTAL [Insert category to record data against, eg...

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There are five key steps to improving efficiency: • identify (define) what process needs improving • measure the problem • analyse your information • improve the process...

Practice Note

There are five key steps to improving efficiency: • identify (define) what process needs improving • measure the problem • analyse your information • improve the process...

Practice Note

There are five key steps to improving efficiency: • identify (define) what process needs improving • measure the problem • analyse your information • improve the process...

Practice Note

There are five key steps to improving efficiency: • identify (define) what process needs improving • measure the problem • analyse your information • improve the process...

Practice Note

There are five key steps to improving efficiency: • identify the process that needs to be improved • measure the problem • analyse the information • improve the process •...

Practice Note

There are five key steps to improving efficiency: • identify (define) what process needs improving • measure the problem • analyse your information • improve the process...

Practice Note

This Practice Note sets out a simple five-step improving efficiency framework and illustrates how it works by way of a case study involving client complaints. The five...

Practice Note

Continuous improvement (CI) is very fashionable in management circles but the heavy use of management-speak can make it difficult to understand. You should not be...

Practice Note

Continuous improvement (CI) is very fashionable in management circles but the heavy use of management-speak can make it difficult to understand. You should not be...

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