Ready to coach? Making use of new skills
Obstacles and escalating priorities can sap a team leader’s will to learn.
Power of observation: Step back, let it happen
Acting as an observer rebalances processes.
Clean to inspect: How 5S drives improvements
It offers more than workplace organization.
New reality: Managing processes with Deming and EVSM
Reap benefits by adapting the PDCA cycle with value stream mapping.
Coca-Cola recovery continues as it grows leaner in pandemic
Company has accelerated a planned reorganization that will put more emphasis on fast-growing brands.
Voice of the customer: Where lean thoughts become reality
Pandemic issues have distracted from process and product delivery.
Finding balance when consistency of purpose is not quite enough
What customers willingly pay for will change, so think process.
Centre of truth: Uncover previous disturbances to flow
Methodologies can be effective but what about quality?
Apply 5S forethought: Once started it’s hard to change course
Do it right and there’s more to gain than reduced searching.
Measuring performance for multiple sites, departments or teams
Maintain the focus to keep your strategy alive.
Sit on your hands: It’s about experiencing the learning
Slow down, guide and coach as the trainee performs the methodology.
Changing shifts: Engineer them to improve productivity
Have work at every station so the incoming crew begins immediately.
Riding the white water: Kayaking and leadership lessons learned
How the sport parallels manufacturing and leadership.
People power: Expand your vision of how work is done
Work environments are evolving with new roles, responsibilities and accountability.
Create a positive culture: Making a difference drives strategic advantage
Eliminate the silos and tap the strengths of your team members.