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WBS Wins Contract to Design and Build a Purpose Built Indoor Cricket Centre

  • 21 July 2015
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WBS Wins Contract to Design and Build a Purpose Built Indoor Cricket Centre
Oxfordshire based Cricket Evolution, a company set up to make cricket available for everyone all year round, has retained WBS Group to prepare and manage the project to build a 10-lane indoor cricket centre in Oxfordshire. 

Process Diet – You Are What You Eat

  • 20 July 2015
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Process Diet – You Are What You Eat
“If the process is right everything else will take care of itself” (An ex-boss)

My manager in a company I once worked for was an avid reader of books on management theories. He kept repeating the quote above to the rest of us for reasons that never became clear. What was clear though was that many processes in the company were right and generally poorly managed, so everything else took care of itself any which way it could. And when things went wrong we jumped to the conclusion that the processes were wrong rather than first looking at whether we actually used them as they were intended. Much time was wasted agonizing over process design and still no one paid any attention to their ownership and maintenance.

WBS Group Strengthens the Team

  • 16 July 2015
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WBS Group Strengthens the Team

As part of its strategy for growth, WBS Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Brian Whitford MBE who has joined the group to take over the role of Managing Director. WBS founder Joe Turnbull will become executive Chairman and spearhead the drive for new business.

Training and Coaching – The Key to Sustainable Change

  • 24 June 2015
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Training and Coaching – The Key to Sustainable Change
“If we train them, they will leave” – a well-recognised fear in many organisations. In fact, in most cases, they will stay and you get a great return on your training investment. However, if they do leave, that may not be such a bad thing. When someone leaves your organisation, it makes room for another member of staff to grow into the vacancy and perhaps for someone new to join your organisation. Furthermore, recruiters will now know that you are a company that invests in the development of its staff, which is great PR in return for which you begin to attract new and eager talent

Changeover Reduction – a Way of Life, Not Just an Event

  • 19 June 2015
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Changeover Reduction – a Way of Life, Not Just an Event
Changeover reduction, also known as SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Die) is one of the great waste reducing tools in the Lean tool box.
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