Lean Helps University Health Network (UHN) To Improve Waiting Time
UHN implemented Lean since 2014 with the aims to minimise waste and focus on value added jobs. New improvements in daily operations are introduced for reducing patients’ waiting time. UHN managed to reduce 30 percent of waiting time after implementing Lean at workplace. Source : YouTube
Sharing of Best Practices through Business Excellence CEO Forum
8 September 2016 : This forum serves as a platform to share knowledge and experiences from Business Excellence practitioners on best practices in managing organisational resources and performance towards sustainability. Eleven companies received the Malaysia Productivity Innovation Class (MPIC) certification for achieving the outstanding performance score based on Malaysia Business Excellence Framework (MBEF).
Sharing of Best Practices on Modernising Business Licensing (MBL) initiative
1 September 2016 : Two officers from Raub District Council and Pekan District Council shared their best practices in speeding up the process of business license approvals. Both of the presenters agreed that this initiative has allowed the business community to be able to conduct their transactions and activities more productively and easily, thereby leading to reductions in business costs.
Best Practices Sharing through International Conference on Public Sector Productivity
10 August 2016 : The CEO of City of Melville, Western Australia, Dr. Shayne Silcox urged that innovation is the way to remain relevant and to provide effective and efficient public service delivery. During his presentation, he further explained that about 25 percent of time is spent on not working on any tasks, such as sick leaves or arriving late to work. In this regards, eliminating waste at work is required for continuous improvement.
The importance of LEAN management at the timber industry of Malaysia
May 2016 : YBhg. Dr. Jalaludin Harun, Director-General of Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) shared his thoughts on how Lean is able to enhance productivity and reduce wastages at the firm level. The collaboration between MPC and MTIB in lean implementation at 14 furniture manufacturers managed to reduce waiting time and reject rate by 5,000 hours and 60 percent respectively. This initiative is able to address the issue of high foreign worker dependency in the timber industry.
Recognising Productivity Champions for productivity enhancement at firm level
10 May 2016 : A total of 20 experts and institutions had been recognised by Malaysia Productivity Corporation as the productivity champions for their efforts in implementing productivity initiatives at the workplace. Sharing the experiences on this achievement, Puan Nor Laila from the Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) agreed that LEAN has benefited MTIB’s companies in terms of maximising workforce utilisation and waste reduction.