Three Strikes and You’re Out
How to avoid the three most common pitfalls in creating a lean culture
Presentation Code: VS5-08
Value Stream: VS5 - Overcoming Obstacles to Lean
Day & Time: Thursday, Oct 18, 2012 - 11:00 AM
Length: 1 hour, 10 minutes
You need proper leadership to implement lean successfully. That's why Barry-Wehmiller develops its leaders by instilling leadership principles that can withstand the test of time. It creates a compelling purpose that people can relate to. It develops road maps to coordinate its improvement events. And it provides training in how to coach for this new environment. But there are pitfalls that you need to avoid when implementing lean, such as 1) unclear purpose, 2) "drive by" kaizen and 3) poor training for your managers. Experience Barry-Wehmiller's passion for people and hear examples that you can relate to and take back to your own organization.
In this presentation:
- Avoid three common pitfalls in creating a lean culture - unclear purpose, "drive by" kaizen and poor training for your managers.
- Learn about Barry-Wehmiller's Living Legacy of Leadership.
- Create a compelling purpose that people can relate to.
- Communicate your purpose effectively.
- Coordinate and plan your improvement events.
- Provide training for your coaches.
- Develop the environment you need for adopting lean at your business.
Barry-WehmillerSince 1885, Barry-Wehmiller has been providing its customers with packaging machinery and engineering solutions. The sum of more than 50 acquisitions, Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified $1 billion provider of manufacturing technology and consulting solutions with dedicated associates serving customers worldwide.
Ken Coppens is the lean coach and development specialist at Barry-Wehmiller. He has been with the company for more than 25 years and plays a unique role in training leaders for communications, change management and lean thinking.
John Kondratuk is the lean project leader at Barry-Wehmiller. He has been involved with the company for more than 27 years and brings a unique perspective to lean implementation.
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