Tag Archives: People Involvement

Keys to Building a Solid Business Foundation

Lean Guiding Principles, Transportation Management
May 29, 2013

Is Your Customer Relationship Built on Sand or Rock?   Today’s business is fast-paced, ever-changing and infused with a lot of “bells and whistles” technology, which can make it easy to overlook the foundational elements that are important fo...

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Lean Labor Management Gives Retail an Edge

Lean Guiding Principles, Retail, Supply Chain
January 15, 2013

Lean philosophy may have its roots in manufacturing, but today its principles go way beyond the shop floor. Many successful organizations are implementing lean practices across different areas of their operations to improve quality and productivity t...

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5 Ways to Increase Employee Involvement in Continuous Improvement Programs

Lean Guiding Principles
December 21, 2012

Implementing lean concepts into your labor management program can be tricky. Employees can be hesitant to change because of the uncertainty on how it might affect them. So it could take some time and effort to get employees to support the new directi...

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6 Resources for Lean Education

Lean Guiding Principles, Supply Chain
November 7, 2012

Lean concepts help organizations eliminate waste and build in quality by challenging employees to find efficiencies in their everyday jobs and by completing their work correctly the first time. Lean concepts can be implemented in just about any area ...

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Achieve a Lean Supply Chain through People Involvement

Lean Guiding Principles, Supply Chain
April 3, 2012

Ryder’s first Lean Guiding Principle is People Involvement. People Involvement is the most important of the five Lean Guiding Principles. Nothing happens in a company without people to drive it forward. Employees must work as a single team, with...

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