Author Archives: Mark Greenhouse

Process Improvement in Legal Services – Saves 13,000 hours

13,000 Hours Saved – 40% of Legal Forms Contained Errors.  Process Improvement LegalHow could a business processes that failed 40% of the time still be around today? How?Thank fully it may not be and lessons from it may lead to a saving of 13,000 hours of work for the UK HM Courts Services.A process as […]

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Business Process Mapping Tip 2

Business Process Mapping Tip #2

Business Process Mapping Tips #2  Business Process Mapping Tip 2You’ve agreed why you are mapping a process. Next you need to agree two additional points;What is the Final Output of the Process, the finish & Where does the Process Start?Or put another way Where Are The Boundaries? sounds simple right?Where Does The Process Finish?Is your […]

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Business Process Mapping Tip #1

Business Process Mapping Tip #1 Business Process Mapping Tip #1We often get asked about Business Process Mapping so I’m sharing a series of tips that I hope you find of use.The first step in Business Process Mapping is to establish,Why Are We Mapping A Process?There are lots of reasons why you might wish to map […]

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Lean Waste in a Law Firm? It’s only 20-40% of Time

Workflow Waste in Law Firms – Over 20% of Time  Time Wasted”Only in becoming a general manager did I recognize the waste that law firms and in-house counsel design into their workflows – waste that I estimate at 20 to 40% of what companies pay them.” I’ve just read this on this blog post.  https://www.controllingcorporatelegalcosts.com/about-me/If you’re […]

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Increasing Productivity Manufacturing Engineering

Increasing Productivity in Manufacturing & Engineering Firms: TIP 1

Increasing Productivity in Manufacturing & Engineering Firms.   Increasing Productivity in Manufacturing & Engineering FirmsOR to put it another wayGET MORE, OUT ON TIME with the same resources & the same numbers of people.Why are we focussing on the company productivity & not individuals?Surely we just optimise the output of each individual, give them performance targets; add in some training and off you go?NO not if […]

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Re-Shoring, Automation

Re-Shoring, Automation and Value Chains

Re-shoring, Automation and Value ChainsWhen considering a lean value chain it can often highlight the time materials, reports, information all spend in transport or waiting.This why many organisations discover that off-shoring work can drive down labour related costs whilst driving up Work in Progress and delay responses to customers. This off-shored work, over the last 30 years […]

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Waste of Waiting

Lean Waste in Law Firms – Waiting…

Lean Waste in Law Firms – WaitingYour days are filled with brilliant, value adding, high quality work and FRUSTRATIONS. Daily Frustrations that cause you and your teams to WASTE TIME & EFFORT impacting on the value adding work you want to deliver. Most Lean practitioners will begin by explaining how you and your staff create waste and then the shutters often […]

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What is Lean Manufacturing PDF

What is Lean Manufacturing PDF

Lean Manufacturing PDFWhat is Lean Manufacturing PDFThe PDF guide below was written to give an introduction to Lean Manufacturing, just click on the title below to get your copy.The guide includes sections onRespect for PeopleThe 7 Wastes – 30 real examples of waste found in organisationsWhy Work in Progress is importantWe hope you enjoy it and […]

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