Successful Implementation Of A Suitable Operation Improvement Plan

1166 Words Dec 10th, 2016 5 Pages
The successful implementation of a suitable Operation Improvement Plan (OIP) involves the use of data, the collection of baseline data and the ability to analyze the collected data as part of interpreting the results to measure positive or negative change. There are a number of resources, tools, and techniques that can be utilized in order to collect and analyze needed data in conjunction with an improvement plan. During this assessment we will take a look at data collection and evaluation tools that can be used to identify if the suggest OIP is working, if it’s achieving its intended outcome and whether it is sustainable. We will explore these different tools and techniques, select the most appropriate tools that will best suit the needs of the improvement plan.
Data Collection Tools and Techniques Data collection is a vital part of performance improvement and of OIP, when looking to improve upon a process you must first know what the current performance and numbers show, this is known a baseline data, data that can later be used as a comparison to future state performance. For our operational improvement plan, we are improving upon the quality of both Toyota’s products and communication process. It has been proven time and time again that quality is one of the most important factors in regards to product performance. According to Dickson, (1966), the capability of meeting quality standards is one of three vital elements in selecting suppliers. Although, initially the…

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