company PROCESS and CULTURal development
LEAN IDEAS THAT WORK … A NETWORK OF LEAN IDEA HUNTERS
Our mission is to assist lean idea hunters… If you are a user of lean ideas in the workplace or are a source for lean resources we would like to see how we might work together… Ours is a network of business leaders who try out outside lean ideas… Our Black Belt professional is the administrator of the business network.. He collects lean feedback and reports on “Lean ideas that work for us”..
SIMPLE PDCA PLAN-DO-CHECK-ACT… LEAN IDEA HUNTER PROBLEM SOLVING
The lean idea hunter network encourages leaders to prototype more and better ideas… Our mission is the spread the word about Ideas that can more swiftly address process problems and wasteful interruptions…. The Lean idea hunting network works with lean resource suppliers to test their faster and faster process problem solving techniques.. Our leaders eagerly look for outside success stories about 21st century lean techniques..
lean idea huntERS OPEN THE DOOR TO EXCITING PROCESS IDEAS
LEAN VIDEOS INTRODUCE INTERESTING OUTSIDE IDEAS AND BASIC SKILLS
Outside ideas introduce good things into the workplace.. Join our idea hunter website and become a manager of a process team… Our professional becomes your lean idea partner… Managers join each other experimenting with and evaluating employee oriented lean videos… Outside ideas get things started and process oriented workplace teams go on to form new and superior group norms.. The basic lean tactics of scouting out and fixing process problems results is a series of upgrades to the way people work together..
UNEXPECTED IDEAS RISE TO THE SURFACE
When lean oriented workplaces are organized and outside ideas are introduced it sets up a favorable impact on the organizational flow of innovation.. Workplace conversations bring about an unexpected flow of other ideas… Other employee ideas rise to the surface. That flow of ideas brings out and sustains a flow of employee creativity.. Creativity flowing in the workplace is contagious. Everyone in the organization starts getting interested.. The status quo comes under fire.. Superior values develop and bring about favorable outcomes.
GOOD SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS AT WORK ARE VERY DESIRABLE OUTCOMES
Closer friends at work make it easier to develop unity of purpose. Close friends find ways to come to agreement faster about improvements... When achievement oriented workplaces get into idea conversations, work can become more interesting, more comfortable and more productive... Free flowing process conversations about better ways are a necessary part of every workplace... Our approach to encouraging process conversations is through influential employees. Influential employees naturally mingle with other employees during the normal course of the workday...There are no meetings required to coming to agreements.. Our strategy is to encourage influential employees to demonstrate their leadership potential by orchestrating employee interest in the process.....
21ST CENTURY EMPLOYEE SKILLS IN SUCH MATTERS AS PROCESS ANALYSIS
Process skills can offer front line employees a way of achieving better earning power
Our strategy is to recruit Influential employees to lead workplace discussions about the process...
Interesting process ideas become part of normal work day conversations
Friends at work become powerful and bonding relationships..
A unique social bonding creates closer friendships
More and closer friendship at work drowns out negativity.
Employees start each day together with a feeling of control
Conversations about existing processes become part of routine conversation
Decision making about the process also becomes part of daily activity...
Managers initiate a new freedom to try out ideas and to discover creativity.
An employee's role in team success is documented by certificates of performance
Workplace enthusiasm brightens the attitudes of everyone in the company
Employees in successful teams feel part of something greater than themselves..
Employee involvement in workplace processes becomes a normal function in the company.
Our rewards of experience get surprisingly better results.
PROBLEM SOLVING MAGIC DUST
Business life is full of problems… Engaging employees in a collective hunt for the right problem to solve gets people out of boring silos.. Organizing lean oriented workplaces can fully engage employees in successful teams… As part of a successful team they have a chance for recognition and a chance to influence group culture. They gain confidence that the future will have better earning power and an opportunity to contribute.
SMARTER EMPLOYEES AND A BRIGHTER FUTURE
Leader to leaders networks work wonders with process oriented workplace teams. Teams have many helpful attributes.. Among the most important is the ability to give employees hope for a better future…hope for achieving better incomes…hope for developing cutting edge skills….Teams have a way of mixing work with learning…Learning how to acquire 21st century skills…Leaders and employees look around at technical changes that are taking place and decide what 21st century ideas that employees can acquire during the regular work day…
SKILLS IN PROCESS IMPROVEMENT AND ROOT CAUSE PROBLEM SOLVING
Leaders know that “SMART EMPLOYEES” are required in these times of rapid change… Leaders introduce 21st century ideas that interest employees.. New outside ideas are mixed with everyday tasks.. The job becomes an interesting learning experience… Teams have a way of mixing work with learning and growth.. Teams allow discussions to take place during the work day.. Leaders introduce outside ideas that generate conversation during the workday. Ideas bump up again the status quo and new group norms emerge.. Better relationships have a way of bringing about common core values… People start working better together...
exciting outside ideas must catch employee attention
PROCESS IDEAS PUT A POSITIVE MIND SET INTO THE NORMAL WORK DAY
The search for a better way can make work more interesting.....Making work more interesting is one of our leadership techniques for getting employees involved in process improvement....Process oriented influential employees help other employees discover their creativity...Once employees discover their creativity they see a path to a better life style and are more likely to be collaborative and productive.. Our strategy is to put process management into the regular daily flow of work... The mystery of it all is how just having an improvement oriented mindset makes working together more productive.. The mystery is how numbers keep getting better and better...
LEAN THINGS THAT WORK.... A NETWORK OF LEAN IDEA HUNTERS
“Lean things that work” websites systematically help find simple lean videos that employees find to be fun and easy to use.. Here is a system to help managers find lean videos with simple lean tools.. Employees struggle with complex statistics and Six Sigma.. To get employees interested in process improvement and to sustain momentum managers focus on using simple lean tools.. The essence of lean leadership is to shift problem solving and decision making deeper into the organization. Managers shift it into the hands of those who are on the front line and closer to the customer…
High level managers should not be solving problems at a low level… In today’s world problems are now solved where they live, by those living with them.
REWARDS CAN BE A BIGGER MOTIVATING FACTOR THAN MOST LEADERS REALIZE
Enthusiasm for recognition and reward is contagious and is broadcast company-wide by an on line performance recognition system... Alert managers negotiate with upper management for rewards that keep innovation alive in the workplace.. Consistent monthly recognition can make employees feel good about work and the company.. Cycles of innovative achievement and reward in the workplace bring about desirable outcomes for company productivity and profitability.... Rewards can be a bigger motivating factor than most leaders realize... Ours is a consistent and effective system of reward...