Step 5 Follow Through and Follow up
Strategic accountability will ensure the sustainability of your investment
Our “5-Step Business Management System to Operational Excellence” is not a one-off session. Culture does not change overnight.
Pro-B wants to ensure that there is optimal buy-in from both management and personnel being affected by the changes being implemented. After initial training sessions, Pro-B schedules return visits at 2 weeks, 4 weeks, 12 weeks, and 6 months to check in to keep people on task, making adjustments as needed. A follow- up plan beyond this period is also recommended and avai
Follow ups are initially bi-weekly and then quarterly.
During Follow Through a busy period of sharing, growth and successes, all orders were brought under departmental managerial control. Both cost and schedule targets were discussed, understood, agreed and achieved. Inter-departmental meetings were implemented, resulting in enhanced inter-discipline discussions being conducted regularly, eliminating misunderstanding and significantly reducing boundary issues and costs. A permanent manager was recruited and a seamless transition occurred.
Follow up revealed that:
Employees cross training program created job satisfaction and employee retention rates changed from having a revolving door to greatly improving employee morale and being below national turnover averages.
Major safety violations and injuries were eliminated, significantly lowering WCB costs to industry averages.
Engagement of processes and increased collaboration throughout the facility resulted in fewer cost overruns and increased delivery times.
Product quality increased significantly.
Client lowered operating costs by 70% and went from the red to black in 3 months.