Measuring the price of non conformity (PONC) is absolutely possible. If an organization were to eliminate some form of waste, then they could potentially eliminate the expense of that waste, and this savings would drop to the bottom line because profitability would be increased.
With core teachings in ERP, production, management, quality, and continuous improvement, here are 4 suggested reads from my library to yours.
When implementing ERP systems, we find it is common for companies to have "Bob jobs." This might work for a while, but what if something happens to Bob?
Your ERP should be THE essential tool to provide a powerful system independent from relying on key staff to get things done properly. Here's how it worked for us.
"Stuff happens" stifles innovation through complacency, which leads to less participation, but our job is prevent bad stuff from happening in the first place!