If you’ve been browsing our website, you’ve probably heard of our Productivity Assessment Tool (PAT). It’s designed to help give you a base-level reading of your company’s productivity in three key areas: Innovation, Leadership & Management, and Operations. After all, you can’t develop an action plan before having a diagnosis! But how can you leverage the knowledge gained through your PAT results?
It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership. – Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)
Productivity Alberta is proud to announce the selection of Paul Verhesen, President and CEO of Edmonton-based Clark Builders, as the incoming Chair of the company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Verhesen is stepping in as the successful two-year term for Larry Kaumeyer of AECON Group has come to an end.
A comment from Larry Kaumeyer on the recently released labour productivity report from Statistics Canada.
Is the cost of operating your steam boilers leaving you hot and bothered? How much money leaves your plant from air leaks around cargo doors? Are your motors driving away your profits? A new financial assistance program is being offered to help small to medium-sized enterprises identify opportunities to save energy and reduce operating costs.
Hamdon is a privately held company that focuses on oil and gas well optimization and production engineering. They are strong believers in productivity improvement and one of our biggest fans. Read on to hear their take on the value of the Supply Chain Collaboration Program and the Frontline Leadership Program.
We might think we’re special (just like our mommies told us), but the truth is that there are common challenges that can make or break your success.
This study was produced in the joint effort of The Business Link, Alberta Enterprise and Advanced Education, Rural Alberta Business Centres, Alberta Innovates Technology Futures, and Productivity Alberta.
Newly founded Alberta Supply Chain Working Group looks to shed the adversarial nature of owner-vendor relationships.
In the last blog post, we discussed ways to ensure that your SOPs are standardized so that you can set the stage for better employee compliance. The next step is ensuring that these SOPs remain front and center in the minds of your employees so that compliance becomes second nature.