C2U and Asia Perspective Collaboration

  We are proud to announce that C2U and Asia Perspective have agreed to start a collaboration to support our clients both in Asia and in the Nordics. Asia Perspective is an independent management consulting firm assisting our clients with business advisory regarding analysis, strategy and implementation. We provide valuable insights and unparalleled experience on the Chinese […]

Interim - not just an in-between job...

Why interim jobs when you can be employed? We talked to one of C2U:s interim consultants, Erik Larsson, an experienced manager who is currently running a Lerøy site in northern Norway. Starting off as a computer technician and one of the first to code in Binary and Hexa languages, programming all street lamps in Karlstad and […]

Collaborate with your suppliers to get good results

We distinguish between reactive and proactive supplier development. While reactive supplier development is the case where you as a customer react when an error has occurred, proactive supplier development is about developing the supplier’s competence, collaborating on innovations and reducing the risk of errors and deficiencies throughout the value chain.When you are responsible for the […]

Akinori Hyodo on Hoshin Kanri/Strategy Deployment

With his 37 years at Toyota, of which 13 years as a member and leader of the All-Toyota Kaizen Promotion Team, he is one of those in the world who is considered to know TPS best. He has also been factory manager for both Assembly and Component for the Toyota factory in Japan, which has […]

Realistic Lean training in first class!

– Few have a background from the car industry. Still, everyone finds relevant learning in two days here. What we highlight and practice is the best practice in all forms of process-based production. It is just as relevant for the service sector as for industrial production, says Mikako Lago-Lengquist.A training stay at the treadmill factory […]

Tips for successful, visible leadership

”Being a visible leader” is often described as an important part of leading. This is also strongly emphasized in the Lean philosophy.What exactly is a visible leader? And what does it take to be that?First, there are two different ways to be a visible leader:They each have their own function, and are not always as […]

Be clear about where you want to go with the improvement work

– Understand the current situation and know where you are going! Samir Falfoul pointed to these two conditions as some of the perhaps obvious, but often forgot the conditions for success in change work. When you want to build a platform for continuous improvement, you should have thought through both, he […]

The productivity leap provides valuable in-depth improvement work

Participating in the Productivity Leap is both exciting and demanding. After approx. one year it has given us a lot, no doubt about it.-General manager Martin Henøen in BussbyggThe traditional industrial company is located in Skåla outside Molde and became a pilot company in the Productivity Leap in the autumn of 2018. Bussbygg started as […]
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