Continuous Improvement By Improving Continuously (CIBIC): Addressing the Human Factors During the Pursuit of Process Excellence

F. Allen Davis

August 28, 2017 by Productivity Press
Reference - 145 Pages - 23 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138745155 - CAT# K32410

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Features

  • The CIBIC system bridges an important gap by highlighting a human factors continuous improvement system that promotes and supports the pursuit of the traditional process and systems continuous improvement.
  • At both the process and systems and human factors levels, CIBIC promotes the use of an anti-deficiency, anti-gap, and anti-chaotic realities common sense approach to continuous improvement that promotes the pursuit of excellence through sound intuitive decision making and sustainability.
  • As an upstream philosophy, the CIBIC system promotes chaos elimination, gap reduction, self-awareness, and outer quality development as comprehensive keys to an optimal existence.
  • CIBIC promotes continuous improvement by showing readers the way while not micro-managing or over controlling their actions.

Summary

Although many businesses, organizations, and institutions have currently implemented continuous improvement initiatives that address wants, needs, and challenges at the process and systems level, very few have effectively considered and addressed human factors. Thus, even businesses, organizations, and institutions with the most finely crafted continuous improvement systems face failure from inadequate human factors continuous improvement.

Continuous Improvement by Improving Continuously (CIBIC): Addressing the Human Factors During the Pursuit of Process Excellence explains how the frustrating reoccurrence of operating failures are the result of flawed or fragmented business philosophies and principles. CIBIC is designed to promote the pursuit of excellence from mediocrity using an adaptable strategic model that promotes the pursuit of continuous improvement and sustainability in operations, performance management, and personal endeavors. By transforming the pursuit of excellence from a hit-and-miss endeavor to an easily achievable and sustainable continuous endeavor, CIBIC creates value where other systems fail. By addressing gaps, disconnects, and chaotic realities at a fundamental level through the sustained use of frameworks, methods, and analytics, CIBIC promotes the pursuit of excellence across the wide range continuum, eradicating the value and philosophical disconnects that generally plague individuals and collective interests.

This book addresses this systemic problem by highlighting an incredibly comprehensive system that promotes continuous improvement and the pursuit of excellence. By highlighting key inner drivers, essential outer qualities, and supporting models and frameworks, the book makes the pursuit of excellence an easily sustainable and logical endeavor.

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