Continuous Improvement

Dumontis helps organizations in becoming autonomous in continual improvement and thereby engaging the whole organization. In this way, principles and processes underlying performance are rooted with all associates and results are sustainable. We provide consulting, coaching and competency building services and have ample experience in the areas of Lean, TPM, Six Sigma, Quality, Supply Chain Management, Supplier Integration and Supplier Development.


02-24-2014 | 2014 has already been underway for quite a moment; time for Dumontis to briefly look back at 2013. As was already the case in 2012, also in 2013, for a large part, Dumontis has been active outside of the Netherlands. We have worked on Lean initiatives in the German chemical, Finnish construction, French aluminum and Dutch aerospace industry. Furthermore, we have also again guest-lectured at the Rotterdam School of Management on the topic of Lean Operations and Lean in the Supply Chain.

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Over the last few years a lot has been written about Lean leadership. For instance about what the differences would be between Lean and traditional leadership. And what the characteristics are of a Lean leader. One of the aspects often missing, I feel, is "discipline". I have always told my managers that they weren't paid more because they would supposedly be more intelligent or because they studied for a longer period of time, but because I expected them to be the most disciplined in respecting standards. As without the manager's respect - also interestingly described in the "broken windows" theory - the organization as a whole will flout its own rules.

2014-09-24 20:09 | 0 Reacties


Training 4 new teams in Germany on quick response abnormality management to trigger team-level #kaizen
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Laatste dagje vrij. Komende week weer vol aan de bak in D, F en NL om klanten verder te helpen op hun #Lean reis
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Nice: after kicking off #Lean at German client, now about 300 improvements in process (using limited WIP)
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Dumontis in a nutshell

Dumontis helps organizations to become autonomous in continual improvement and engaging the whole organization through consulting, coaching and competency building.

Our expertise:
•  Lean
•  TPM
•  Six Sigma
•  Quality
•  Supply Chain Management
•  Supplier Integration
•  Supplier Development