Continuous Improvement as a business strategy

September 2009
Management Services;Autumn2009, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p32
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study which examines the process of Continuous Improvement (CI) at the steel plate manufacturing facility of Corus Construction & Industrial (CCI) at Scunthorpe, England. CI refers to the practice of implementing continuous enhancements to the process. In the case of CCI, a CI manager was tasked to coordinate the process. The initial part of the process is a current state value stream map. This map has helped the company to make improvements into its process flows and the working environment.


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