Why Choose The Guiding Principles.

FREE SHINGO / LEAN ASSESSMENT

For a limited time offer, The Guiding Principles is offering FREE 1 day Shingo / LEAN operational assessment of your company's quality and excellence initiative towards the Shingo Prize.

Discover Excellence
DISCOVER EXCELLENCE is the gateway to the other five workshops in the series. This foundational, two-day workshop introduces the Shingo Model™, the Shingo Guiding Principles, and the Three Insights of Organizational Excellence™.
Systems Design
In this workshop, you will:Discover three types of essential systems.Explore five required communication tools for each system.Learn how to create and use system maps.Understand system standard work and how it drives improvement.
Cultural Enablers
Cultural Enablers principles make it possible for people in an organization to engage in the transformation journey, progress in their understanding, and build a culture of organizational excellence. Organizational excellence cannot be achieved through top-down directives or piecemeal implementation of tools. It requires a widespread organizational commitment. The CULTURAL ENABLERS workshop will help you define ideal behaviors and the systems that drive those behaviors using behavioral benchmarks.
Continuous Improvement
It begins by teaching you how to clearly define value through the eyes of your customers. It continues the discussion about ideal behaviors, fundamental purpose, and behavioral benchmarks and takes you deeper into the Shingo Model™ by focusing on the principles identified in the Continuous Improvement dimension:Seek PerfectionEmbrace Scientific ThinkingFocus on ProcessAssure Quality at the SourceImprove Flow & Pull
Enterprise Alignment
This two-day workshop integrates classroom and on-site experiences at a host facility to build upon the knowledge and experience gained in the DISCOVER EXCELLENCE* workshop. It takes you deeper into the Shingo Model™ by focusing on the principles identified in the Enterprise Alignment dimension:Think SystemicallyCreate Constancy of PurposeCreate Value for the Customer
Build Excellence
In this final Shingo workshop, you will:Discover how the Shingo Model strengthens the execution of your strategy. Learn how to shift your culture, guided by organizational purpse, to the next level.Use Go & Observe to understand the practical application of the Shingo Model.Accelerate your cultural transformation by applying the learnings gained from the Shingo Model into a PDCA cycle.*All Shingo workshops are prerequisites to this capstone workshop.

OUR SERVICES

Shingo Certification, Training,Coaching

PROSCI Change Management Assessment & Deployment

PROSCI Change Management Assessment & Deployment

Shingo Leadership, HR & Diversity Consulting

Shingo Organizational Assessments

Industry Focus

Health care

ACUTE CARE

MENTAL HEALTH

ASSISTED LIVING

LAB / RADIOLOGY

POPULATION HEALTH

manufacturing

DISCREET MANUFACTURING

OPERATIONS

PRODUCTION

QUALITY CONTROL

PHARMACEUTICAL

Services

INSURANCE

BANKING

CALL CENTERS

HUMAN RESOURCES

CONSULTING

SUPPLY CHAIN

DISTRIBUTION

TRANSPORTATION

ENGERY / PETRO

INNOVATION