Audits are an excellent opportunity to bring meaningful value to the business operation. They can be used to identify the causes of poor performance, assess process capability, verify the suitability of the process and its interactions, evaluate the effectiveness of its implementation, identify system risks, and prioritize processes for improvement. But how to align theory and practice?
Many Lead Auditors are unsatisfied with the low quality of the findings in their audits. One of the main reasons for this phenomenon is that they do not understand the intent and purpose behind ISO 9001 requirements. The other reason is that Lead Auditors cannot use audit trials comprehensively. The good news is: Both can be solved.
The Generation Z works to live not viceversa. However, who associates Generation Z with a high affinity for technology and Instagram, Whatsapp, or YouTube is falling short. The workforce of the future is characterized by attitude and values. Accordingly, the digital natives have high expectations of their employers. 5 fields of action that you should work on as a boss or manager.
The potential for future collaboration between humans and artificial intelligence (AI), robots, mobile end devices for augmented reality, and blockchain can already be seen in the existing basic technologies. This leads to an increase in work productivity, a better working environment, and more intensive employee retention.
The international recruitment of specialists, developed by TÜV Rheinland Academy at the end of 2019, is flourishing magnificently. Alongside Hyundai, Viasona, a 100 percent Mercedes subsidiary, has now joined the project. The first automotive mechatronics technicians were placed at Mercedes. Talks are underway with the first BMW pilot dealers about strategic cooperation in Germany and Great Britain.
People make mistakes. But: mistakes are valuable when causers and their organizations learn from them. However, this requires a culture of failure and learning. This is the only way to prevent repetitions and minimize financial and reputational damage. A culture of error and learning becomes a critical success factor for the introduction of agile corporate structures.
There are people who flourish under great stress: The report was actually due yesterday? No problem. The customer visit was brought forward at short notice? Then the other dates have to be moved as well. Anyone who really gets going under high pressure has a high level of resilience - and is therefore well-prepared for the digital age.