Six Sigma in Manufacturing

Hiring, Promoting, and Firing for Transformation in Manufacturing

What is the mix of attitudes toward change within your organization? Is your factory's mix of attitudes optimized for transformation?

Continuous Improvement in HR Part 3 - The Value Creator Ownership Model

Have you ever heard of an economic model where everyone makes about the same amount of money regardless of what actual value they contribute to society? Of coarse you have...just pick an American factory at random and that's pretty much what you'll find. The norm for US factories is to have minimal or marginal income diversity, especially among blue collar workers. Let's look at this model in a slightly different context. Take entrepreneurship for example. Entrepreneurship usually takes a substantial degree of risk but can be tremendously rewarding if it works.

Intro to Continuous Improvement in Human Resources - Organizing for Wealth Creation

Is your Human Resources function geared up to tackle the challenges of a Continuous Improvement implementation such as Lean Six Sigma or other? Is your company leveraging it's training, recruiting, compensation, and performance review processes to instill a culture of CI or one of stagnation and status quo? The ultimate function of the Human Resources system in acquiring, developing, and retaining the optimal mix of people needed to deliver the goals of the business.