Alignment Element Descriptions
What are the results of each of the five elements of Alignment?
Alignment Change Wheel
Soft and hard data provide the input to keep this change wheel moving.
Cleaning Perceptions Pyramid
This lotus analysis process has been tailored to the needs of front-line cleaning workers in enlisting their support and input.
Continuous Cleaning Quality Improvement
Graphic shows the bottom-line process of DBCM.
Evaluate, Plan, Implement, Optimize
Another version of the continuous improvement graphic.
Based on ISSA and other cleaning industry group data, this graphic emphasizes the huge role that utilization of people plays in the facility maintenance budget.
Budget Pie Detail
Emphasizes the myth of bidding or focusing on additional cost cutbacks by raiding the supplies budget repeatedly.
Budget Pie, Flat Minimalist Graphic
This concept is used often and has various forms of presentation. These numbers vary slightly and may be more appropriate for some departments.
Team Staffing vs. Zone
Cleaning department structure determines efficiency and effectiveness. Zone cleaning is often outpaced by other, better structures.
Cutting Approach to Budgeting Issues
Cutting back has negative implications for facility maintenance, custodial and housekeeping budgets. Leaning forward by improving people is the best response.
Cleaning Department Data Sectors
The four areas of determining the capabilities of a department.
The main steps of the DBCM cycle.
19 of 20 Dollars
Alignment graphic emphasizing the role of people.
Boiled down to the basics. Used with most audit/survey forms.
APPA Standards Color Coding
Color codes for forms using APPA standards.
POZ Compass Rose
Reflects the 4 quadrants of "Turning the Tide" through Alignment.
DBCM Tablet Graphic
Emphasizes the hard data factors of floor covering and spatial relationships in buildings.