Practical Insights (Blog)

From Conflict to Cooperation: Repairing the Union-Management Relationship, Part Two

How working collaboratively with the unions helped set a corporate record for productivity

In part two of his three-part blog exploring the increasingly complex relationship between management and unions, Jim Mynaugh, Delivery and Service Excellence Advisor at Maine Pointe discusses the breakthrough results executives can achieve by working in partnership with the unions.

Topics: Operations Excellence Operational Improvements

From Conflict to Cooperation: Repairing the Union-Management Relationship, Part One

It isn't always the unions' fault

In part one of his three part blog exploring the increasingly complex relationship between management and unions, Jim Mynaugh, Delivery and Service Excellence Advisor at Maine Pointe purports that, while it may be easy for managers to lay the blame for operational problems at the unions’ door, managers can often be wrong.

Topics: Operations Excellence Operational Improvements

Reduced Cycle Time = Increased Speed, Growth and Profit

The golf cart story

Jim Mynaugh, Delivery and Service Excellence Advisor, explains how cycle time reduction improves speed, unlocks profit, enables growth, and argues that being 'good' is not 'good enough' anymore. 

Topics: Operations Excellence Operational Improvements

Adapting to Private Equity's New World Order

Dan Ginsberg, EVP and Teresa Garti, VP, Private Equity discuss why PE executives are increasingly focusing on operational improvements to quickly generate the returns they require.

Earlier this year, we gave you a brief overview of four key themes that we believe will have a significant impact on the PE market in 2017. This month, we’re diving a little deeper into the first of those themes; how and why PE executives, particularly those operating in the middle market, are turning their attention to operational improvements in order to achieve accelerated value creation.

Topics: Private Equity Operational Improvements