All posts tagged "Lean"

  • 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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  • Painful Shopping Experience
    Shopping Really Doesn’t Have To Be Painful

    You and I as customers know when “focus” and “engagement” are missing from employee behavior. Energetic, enthusiastic, happy, focused, and engaged retail employees drive sales. In today’s economy, especially, no company can afford profit-killing experiences happening over...

    • Posted December 6, 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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  • Hiring Considerations
    Workforce Development News – Oct. 15, 2012

    This week: Lean Manufacturing, MoManufacturingWINs Training Grant, Personality Traits Employers Hire Most, Questions to Consider Before Hiring, Companies Trade In Hunch-Based Hiring for Computer Modeling, Computers Aren't Ready to Take Over Hiring, How Online Job Searches Worsen...

    • Posted October 15, 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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  • Starting on the Road to Lean
    Making Lean Stick – Starting on the Road to Lean

    This is what you need to understand before starting on road to Lean.

    • Posted September 13, 2012
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  • Just What Makes Lean Stick?
    Making Lean Stick – Just What Makes Lean Stick?

    Studies conducted on the rate of Lean implementation failures suggest that it’s between 60 and 70%. It’s my firm conviction that it is far better to never start down the Lean journey than it is to begin...

    • Posted August 17, 2012
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  • Ace Customer Service Every Time
    Workforce Development News – July 9, 2012

    This week: Hallmarks of Highly Respected Achievers, Best Way to Keep Customers From Leaving, Ace Customer Service Every Time: 5 Rules, Ways to Refuel Your Energy Every Day, How to Use ‘Lean’ to Select Learning Technologies, Why...

    • Posted July 9, 2012
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  • The Core Beliefs of Lean
    Making Lean Stick – The Core Beliefs of Lean

    The people best qualified to improve work processes are the people who do the work. Learn the core beliefs at the heart of Lean and their operational implications.

    • Posted July 9, 2012
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  • The Lean Reciprocal Relationship
    Making Lean Stick – The Reciprocal Relationship

    Any organization that has begun the Lean journey knows that making Lean stick is not easy. Beyond making superficial changes in the work environment, which is relatively easy to do, making Lean really permeate the thinking and...

    • Posted June 21, 2012
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