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Michaela Kovalová

Productivity and efficient processes must always be managed with respect for the people and goals of the organization. LEAN, KATA management, BPM, process management, time management, lean administration, digitization and work standards ... All this is part of one - a constantly improving...

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Digitization and automation must respect people and corporate culture

Most managers have already encountered the term Industry 4.0, which also includes automation, digitization and automatic data collection and processing. Focusing on the technical side of the organization's development in this direction is certainly what has been a major issue in recent years in many meetings and conferences on a key topics of development of manufacturing companies. However,...

A good solution for the business requires to going into the depth of the problem

We frequently face the situation when the business owners are seeking for the solution of the business problems in the wrong places. Instead of eliminating the causes of the situation, they want quick, universal solutions and immediate elimination of the consequences. They are looking for solutions that will allow them to focus on more and more operative tasks because they are not willing to sit...

Communication of change

It was already here. It won't work. There are too many risks. These are common reactions that managers hear when trying to implement change. The author's enthusiasm is perhaps the worst driving force in the way of communicating change. Often his enthusiasm to overlook the concerns and resistance, or an entirely different interests of students. I then great change is doomed. Be careful, you...

Personnel and capacity audit or model of effective job position?

Personnel and capacity audits are usually approached after management has felt that the organization is not operating effectively. Especially in large corporations where there is a high level of administration, auditing is a common tool. Just the word audit raises concerns. When employees hear a personnel audit, they are withdrawing and expecting organizational changes. Add the word "capacity"...

Quick changes professionally - REAL | INTERIM MANAGEMENT

The basis of management is the experience and knowledge that the company needs for effective changes and company development. Finding a suitable manager is very expensive and you may not need it forever. How about having a manager just for a limited time (3-6 months), who has a network of specialised advisors.

The up-to date system need not fear ISO 9001:2015 changes

Effectively prepared management system need not fear ISO 9001 changes, for example also 2015. Correctly processed map of processes, individual processes (for example in the flow-chart form) make possible finding: all needed information, direction of the changes and process of risks analysis.

Efficiency of change is where the technology and psychology meet

Not a crown wasted. Not an hour of a man´s capacity lost. Yes, such is the principle of efficiency of today´s management. Yet we all are well aware that it does not always come out as intended, and the resulting losses are then accepted.   No human works as efficiently as a machine and needs to be in search of the right way to introduce a new change....

Laws of attraction in management

"Again. Nobody has taken notice of that", makes the company owner a mental complaint. Couldn´t I find workers who will care about the same thing as I do? Well, perhaps you could. "Yes, you can", says the law of attraction. Do not we attract most those situations that we most think of, that we are most preoccupied with? Does it apply equally to...

The Holistic Management

The very fact that we can tell the organization´s hard side from the soft one and acknowledge their respective specifics does not mean we are able to integrate them so that they can form one synergically acting whole. Noway. In fact, it is often even the opposite: by eliminating human specifics we try to adapt the organization´s soft side to its hard side. This practice creates some...

Quality Management Systems ISO 9004:2000 Guidelines for performance improvements

The ISO 9004:2000 standard originated as instructions for the performance improvement of organizations. It comprises generalized rules which - if consistently applied by the management - will deliver improved results and performance of their own company.  

How managerial skills and games impact the development of the company┬┤s elite

Any business that is being built rationally, that wants to prosper in the long term, invariably, in their strategic vision, puts the following target  first -  creation of the company´s (corporate) elite. The reason is simple: if the elite wants to do business, they have to live and create in an organized manner, utilizing both internal and external resources and, last but not least,...

Law on Archives and Records Service

The Law on Archives and Records Service describes the work with and the protection of archival documents, the rights and the responsibilities of their owners, archive institutors, the records service and other.

Intuition in life and management

Personal accountability has the greatest value for cooperation and partnership. People set their own names as a guarantee of their pledges and acts. For this the only thing they need is sufficient practical knowledge and to really do whatever they promise to the other party. This is the condition necessary for mutual cooperation; but it does not suffice for the development of a company or corporation....

Where will corporate social responsibility reach up to?

A whole range of the world´s leading companies of both national and multinational significance have included in their entrepreneurial visions a new philosophical stream “specific to them“ which comprises a higher civilization purpose of business and trading. It accentuates a deeper social sense of meeting the needs and providing the resources for the development of human society....

Methods

Risk analysis

Nearly all projects, new systems, development of products or changes in companies face risks. Managers and specialists do their best to minimize risks and avoid losses. Risk analysis is a process that helps to identify types of risks which can occur, and which can have the most significant impact on the losses. We will show you how to make such risk analysis.

Flowcharts

Flowcharts easily make it possible to describe progress of operations, activities, their sequence or even fundamental relations among them. Thus, each process or activity is made transparent and simplified.

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Manager work model

The manager has a very wide scope of activity in the spheres they are supposed to manage/lead. We have learned from experience that lots of managers (the young ones, in particular) need to make things clear in what their work includes. They are mostly unable to put together their own model of all the controlled activities themselves. OwnWay have prepared a model that the participants...

Company Management System of Quality Step by Step - ISO 9001

A proper implementation of a management system into the company so that it can bring fruit in terms of high efficiency and effectivity takes time and some well-trained workers. Sadly, a large number of companies face a time shortage. They need their ISO certificate as soon as possible or they want to have order introduced into the company fast. Any fast implementation is always...

Process map acc ISO 9001 - business offer

A company can only be managed effectively with detailed knowledge of its functioning. Yet the management cannot know every detail. They mostly use the process map as a clear overview of the company´s functionality. If you want to manage your company effectively, you need to set up the process map correctly, i.e. it has to be in accord with reality, the company´s objectives,...

References

Internal Development Program

The aim of the cooperation was to find suitable solutions for stabilizing teams after very demanding performance lasting more than a year. To develop knowledge of workers and managers in the areas of communication, leadership, management system settings, teamwork and project management. Address the current situation in accordance with the long-term strategy of the company. Assist active workers...

Visual system ISO 9001 a ISO 27001

To prepare a very simple visual system for dynamic, flexible company in the field of software. The Quality Management System to prepare for certification according to ISO 9001 and information security system according to ISO 27001.

Quality Management, Safety

The main point of cooperation was implement QMS system according ISO 9001 standard. The cooperation was branched out later into training and documentation creation for occupational health and safety including internal audits realisation.

Management Training

The cooperation and the training were aimed at preparing selected workers for the position of a teamleader or a manager. Providing them with enough training, so that they are able to lead workers and create collaborating teams.

Continental

Creating  a long-term development plan and increasing competitiveness 

Dictionary

Crisis

A crisis, a state of crisis is when there is a threat to security, the existence of the company, life and health, or the know-how of the company. It is a condition that we are not able to handle with normal work and company tools. Thus, if we continued to work according to approved processes and procedures, the situation would not be rectified in time and the loss would deepen further...

Crisis plan

The crisis plan is an overview of actions and procedures to help solve the current crisis, the crisis situation of the organization. It evaluates the effectiveness of measures and defines the basic parameters for the solution - what, who, when, how and also key indicators of the crisis. These may include costs, revenues for the crisis, concentrations of hazardous substances, stocks...

Crisis communication

Crisis communication - is communication focused on the prevention and solution of crisis situations so that no losses occur or they are eliminated in time. In addition to financial losses, the departure of quality employees, the loss of partners, etc., the loss of goodwill and negative communication (articles, blogs, ...) is also considered loss. The task of crisis communication...

Process map

Process map is a graphical illustration of all major / top processes that a company needs to carry out its products. Map should show the main flow of of realization. Alternatively, processes can be divided into different groups according to the importance of such support processes, etc.

5S

The 5S method helps to improve the workplace quality. It is designed to make it more organized so that both the safety and the performance of the workplace can be enhanced. It originates in Toyota corporation, Japan.

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