A Global Company Working Locally

We visited the GE Oil and Gas facility. GE Oil and Gas carries the global commitment to process excellence. The organization leverages Six Sigma within its facility and integrated computer-aided design.

GE uses Just-in-time (JIT) approach to ensure raw materials are available. This process also limits the storage requirements, but increases risks associated with vendor performance. GE operates on a global scale and must account for regional influences that impact operations. For example, we discussed how violence in a region could impact operational cost due to employee security. Technology is truly universal and innovation leads the way, but local influences can prevent operational execution.

Financial growth and success requires superior execution. Superior execution requires business knowledge on a global scale and the ability to manage regional issues. Global companies working locally.

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