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Continuous Improvement in HR Part 1 - Training; the Key to Sustainment

Training and People Development - The linchpin that holds any Continuous Improvement initiative together. People development is at the heart of factory performance. In fact, survey after survey has shown that a lack of workforce development is one of the greatest impediments to driving a CI culture. You can get a pretty clear picture of an organization's agility by taking a close look at their training and knowledge management systems.

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.

10 Signs that Your Factory has Swagger

There are many cultural aspects that affect a factory's performance and reliability. Some of the cultural elements support operational excellence and some hinder growth. Ultimately, it is the role of the company's leadership to shape a culture that propels the company toward it's vision. This helps to instill a confidence that the business is on the right track, even if it has a long way to go. This is what is meant by swagger.

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