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The SABMiller Manufacturing Way Proves the Benefits of a Structured Approach to Manufacturing Excellence

Published: 13 September 2012

ID: G00237550

Analyst(s): Simon Jacobson


Manufacturers struggle to scale and sustain continuous performance improvement on a global scale. This research provides insight into SABMiller's structured approach for identifying opportunities for and advancing the continuous performance improvement of its manufacturing operations.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • The Challenge: Consistency and Sustenance of Operations Excellence on a Global Scale
  • The SABMiller Manufacturing Way: A Foundation for Manufacturing Excellence
  • Implementing the Manufacturing Way
    • Stage 1: Readiness
    • Stage 2: Foundational
    • Stage 3: Growing Excellence
  • Results
  • Critical Success Factors to Implementing and Sustaining the Manufacturing Way
  • Conclusion

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