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  • Welcome

    The aim of this site is to share knowledge, resources and experience with others who are keen to increase performance through continuous improvement. At KPS we work with businesses enabling them to grow and improve productivity whilst developing their individuals and teams.

    Our team of highly experienced specialists provide a broad range of Business Development, Marketing and Operational expertise.

  • Online Lean Benchmarking

    Benchmarking orgnanizations in a similar industry or sector, provides a focus for improvement and can give a business that vital competitive edge.

    This web based self assessment tool identifies current strengths and improvement targets across seven Lean competencies.

    The personalised report provides a detailed gap analysis as well as a series of key recommendations and actions required to take your organisation to the next level.

  • Online Sales Benchmarking

    Benchmarking orgnanizations in a similar industry or sector, provides a focus for improvement and can give a business that vital competitive edge.

    This web based self assessment tool identifies current strengths and improvement targets across seven Lean competencies.

    The personalised report provides a detailed gap analysis as well as a series of key recommendations and actions required to take your organisation to the next level.

  • Lean Benchmarking

    Do you need to reduce lead times, increase 'right first time' quality performance or improve productivity and bottom line profits?

    Organisations that develop Lean systems are more competitive and increase their profitability in spite of tough market conditions.

    This on site assessment carried out by a seasoned Lean practitioner benchmarks performance against businesses in a similar industry or sector.

  • Skills Coaching

    How are you developing the potential leaders within your business?

    Skills Coaching enables an organisation to tap into hidden capabilities, motivate key individuals and grow potential leaders.

    Through a series of monthly one to one sessions we work through nine recognised leadership competencies. The coaching sessions are designed to develop the necessary skills required in order to deliver the stated business objectives.

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Before even thinking about introducing Six Sigma into your business, you need to know that it is going to produce the results you want right? Of course you do. Is Six Sigma just the latest management ‘buzzword’ or is it a quality management programme that produces significant results? Six Sigma only appears to be a […]

Two PCB manufacturers from South East England headed up by father and daughter duo; Steve and Stacey Driver go from strength to strength with the help of The Manufacturing Advisory Service. Spirit Circuits Ltd, based in Waterlooville, Hampshire led by its charismatic MD Steve Driver are recognised in the industry as one of the UK’s […]

Lean or Six Sigma?

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Students studying for their Masters degree in Operations Management interview Mark Knowlton at the University of Kent Business School. This followed a lecture he delivered covering Quality Management, Lean & Six Sigma.   Six Sigma distribution curve simply explained FREE download – Lean JARGON BUSTER Access more FREE resources here

“There are three kinds of leaders…Those that tell you what to do…Those that allow you to do what you want…and Lean leaders that come down to the work place and help you figure it out.” (John Shook). For me this quote highlights really well the critical importance of ‘Lean Leadership’.This is all well and good, but how […]

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