All posts tagged "Lean Culture"

  • Culture Before Tools at Raven Industries
    Culture Before Tools @ Raven Industries

    “Our approach is to create a Lean culture by exposing all employees to the Lean concepts and thought processes. We are aware that the majority of companies fail to sustain Lean after a successful implementation. This is...

    • Posted February 26, 2014
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  • Shush, don’t let the boss find out
    Shush, Don’t Let The Boss Find Out About It!

    Good management depends upon good information and that if your company’s leadership team is, “hearing a fiction,” the management decisions they make will be flawed. Lean transformations, when successful, drive fiction out of an organization’s information flow...

    • Posted August 6, 2013
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  • Lean, Supervision, and Profitability
    Lean, Supervision, and Profitability

    There is a strong correlation between supervisor involvement in the support of Lean and the degree to which an organization’s investment in Lean really pays off. Without the energetic support of supervisors Lean will fail. But failure...

    • Posted June 27, 2013
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  • The Key Drivers of Effective Management
    Respect and Trust: The Key Drivers of Effective Management

    I’ve seen intelligent, knowledgeable line workers who could make very significant contributions to their company’s productivity and profitability but who had been rendered passive and detached by their work experiences. Why does this happen? What are the...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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  • Nobody Ever Asked Me
    Making Lean Stick – Nobody Ever Asked Me…

    How to create a work environment in which employees fully utilize their knowledge and creativity in the energetic pursuit of perfection.

    • Posted March 13, 2013
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  • The 10 Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2013
    Workforce Development News – Dec. 17, 2012

    This week: Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2013, It’s Time to Wage an All-Out War on Waste, Reasons Your Top Talent Will Leave You, Those Who Manage - Teach, Ways to Take Control of Your...

    • Posted December 17, 2012
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  • Things A Boss Should Never Say To An Employee
    Workforce Development News – Nov. 27, 2012

    This week: Things A Boss Should Never Say To An Employee, Skills Don’t Pay the Bills, Ways Job Searching Has Changed, False Tradeoff in Redesigning Work, Why College Grads Are Heading Back...to Community College, Must-Have Job Skills...

    • Posted November 27, 2012
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  • Use the Idea Board for Lean Manufacturing Success

    Nothing is more crucial to the success of Lean manufacturing than employee engagement. This short video contains interviews of employees at Hydromat and Edge Technologies, RugDoctor, and GSI Diversified talking about the ways in which the Idea...

    • Posted October 10, 2012
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  • Lean Culture Change Program
    Making Lean Stick – Lean Culture Change Program

    “I really enjoyed the class. Your experience and knowledge of Lean really does come through in the class. You are an approachable expert which makes learning fun.” “I just wanted to let you know that I thought...

    • Posted May 21, 2012
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