This topic is something that challenges each of us every day that we go to work. It is the biggest source of frustration to employees at every level within organizations. It is also a major contributor in preventing organizations attaining their potential, and sometimes leads to them failing completely and going out of business. It has challenged leaders for generations. It would be difficult to know how many books are written each year on the subject, but they probably run into thousands. It is taught in business schools all over the world, and individuals and organizations spend huge sums of money in the process. Despite that, it is debatable if we are getting better at it.
This talk is about change and why it works and why it fails. It is focused on manufacturing facilities, because that is where the author has spent most of his working life. It describes a successful process, evolved over almost two decades that has delivered outstanding success in both high- and low-cost locations in Europe, USA and Asia.
In this webinar, you will learn:
- Tips for successfully managing change in manufacturing enterprises
- Why turnaround projects fail
- What to communicate to employees—and how to communicate it
- How to sustain continuous improvement efforts