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Integrate Continuous Improvement Into Your Organization’s Culture And Daily Activities

By Michael VanBruaene, Guest Blogger

A continuous organization improvement program can be easily implemented and very beneficial using minimal organization resources.  It’s important that you establish a continuous improvement program; not assume that improvement suggestions and efforts will appear without encouragement by management.  And it should be become inherent in your culture and day-to-day work activities throughout you organization.

A continuous improvement program can be implemented with these basic guidelines and principles:

  • Top Management Must Lead
  • Integrate Improvement Into Performance Reporting
  • Staff Meeting Agendas That Include Improvement Status
  • Rigorous Analysis of Possible Improvements
  • Position Descriptions
  • Recruitment
  • Performance Evaluations
  • Recognition
  • Regular Organization Assessments

For detailed information on these guidelines and principles, and other information and tools to improve your organization’s performance, go to:

Michael VanBruaene was a KPMG Director and blogs at  Michael VanBruaene Organization Performance Improvement Services – Advancing Your Organization ( He can also be contacted at

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