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LEAN TCM

Delivering Total Value

Lean TCM™ (Total Compliance Management) ensures delivery of Total Value.
Lean TCM™ is a framework that enables delivery of Total Value by improving the ability to meet all your obligations and keep all your promises connected with regulatory and voluntary rules, standards, targets, and value-based outcomes. From legal requirements to ESG commitments and everywhere in between, you now have the means to tackle them all with assurance.

Lean TCM doesn't replace existing management standards or practices. It raises them to a higher level, providing essential capabilities needed to realize more than certification alone provides to drive better and greater outcomes.

Lean TCM goes beyond mere regulatory compliance to effectively contend with both Compliance 1 and Compliance 2 requirements covering a Legal and Social Licenses to Operate.

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Total Value Chain Analysis (VCA)

Lean TCM helps you embrace sustainability, build trust, and deliver on all your obligations fully equipped with principles and practices for accountability, alignment, and assurance at every level from governance to boots-on-the-ground.

Lean TCM takes its cue from Total Quality Management along with Continuous Improvement, Lean Startup, Hoshin Kanri (Policy Deployment), ISO 37301 (CMS) and ISO 31000 (RM), Performance Management, Promise Theory, Cybernetics, and other domains to better contend with modern day compliance challenges.

With Lean TCM you will:

  • realize better compliance outcomes with resources you already have

  • effectively handle both regulatory and stakeholder obligations

  • reduce waste and duplication to free up capacity to be more proactive

  • establish essential capabilities to meet performance and outcome-based obligations

  • align your compliance efforts to achieve more than the sum of their parts

  • foster a learning, proactive and integrative compliance culture

  • always stay between the lines and ahead of risk

  • build reputation and stakeholder trust

  • deliver total value

Operational Compliance

Lean TCM incorporates an Operational Compliance Model that supports all obligation types and commitments.  It uses design principles derived from systems theory and and modern day regualtory designs to help you always stay between the lines and ahead of risk.

For compliance to be effective, it must first be operational. Operational compliance is achieved when all essential compliance functions, behaviours, and interactions exist and perform at levels necessary to create the outcomes of compliance defined as Minimal Viable Compliance (MVC).

When compliance is operational, it can finally be more than the sum of its parts.

Operational Compliance Model

Compliance Operational Model

Lean TCM Framework

Lean TCM is more than a means to an end. It also defines a holistic, proactive, and integrative approach to operate in highly regulated, high-risk, environments to ensure value is created and protected. Not a luxury, but a necessity for sustainable mission success.

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The Proactive Certainty Program™

Our advanced program – The Proactive Certainty Program™ – is carefully designed to facilitate your compliance transformation, to help you establish and achieve Compliance 2 – Operational Compliance.

The Proactive Certainty Model

The Proactive Certainty Model™

Program Kaizens

And to facilitate continual improvement, we adapted the Lean practice of Kaizen (Change for the Better) to  improve your probability of compliance success. 

Kaizen (in English and Japanese) - continuous improvement or change for better concept - w
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