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Creating a mindset for continuous improvement : building a reporting structure for Sara Lee International

Met, Roderik (2007) Creating a mindset for continuous improvement : building a reporting structure for Sara Lee International.

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Abstract:Sara Lee is an international company manufacturing and selling high quality, branded consumer packaged goods. The organisation is divided in three business segments. Two of these business segments, Sara Lee Food & Beverage and Sara Lee Foodservice focus on the United Sates operations. Sara Lee International is the last business segment and focuses on the operations in world wide countries, except the US. Sara Lee has adopted the continuous improvement to be able to compete in the market and have an edge over their market competitors. This report presents a reporting structure for Sara Lee International to report on the progress of implementing the continuous improvement methodology in the organisation. Continuous improvement starts by identifying the value stream. The focus of this report is to facilitate in good value stream mapping. Secondary there needs to be a structure for training the employees on different aspects of continuous improvement. Tools need to be trained and explained so that they can be used and applied in daily work. The third and last focus of this report is to introduce performance management in the continuous improvement structure.
Item Type:Essay (Master)
Clients:
Sara Lee
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:85 business administration, organizational science
Programme:Industrial Engineering and Management MSc (60029)
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/essays/58247
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