Everything about training within industry (TWI)

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Training Within Industry (TWI): explanation, model and method

The knowledge and experience of employees build the most important working capital a company possesses. Human actions largely determine what goes right and wrong on the workfloor. The ideal scenario: a method that not only ensures uniform and standardized working practices and a way of working supported by the entire organization, but also minimizes the…

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Continuous improvement: what are the benefits?

In two previous blog articles, we already became acquainted with continuous improvement and the most important best practices that you need to apply to make a success of this method. Because continuous improvement does require a significant investment (both in time and energy) in your organization and employees, it is important to have a clear…

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Continuous improvement: the best practices

In a previous blog article we already discussed what continuous improvement is and how this method contributes to creating a nicer, safer and more productive working environment. Rather than clinging to tried-and-true but far from ideal practices, continuous improvement allows you to create a culture of learning. Standardization, which is an important part of continuous…

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What is continuous improvement?

Human beings are creatures of habit, not only on a personal level, but also in the workplace. Organizations often stick to tried-and-true practices because they have “always done things this way”. The trigger to do things differently is absent. Why adjust the billing process when customers and suppliers pay? And why change the routine on…

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Job Instruction: The base of The TWI method

Training Within Industry (TWI) is a method with quite a long history. TWI saw the light of day when the U.S. steel mills in World War II needed a good method for quickly inducting new employees. The demand for armament was high, while the war effort was causing many workers to be sent to the…

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