TXM E-News August 2016 – Lean Pacemaker – Top Five Lean Videos – Lean Metrics – Continuous Improvement – TXM News
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Hello and welcome to the next edition of TXM news! It’s been freezing cold in Melbourne – perfect weather to get stuck into some Practical 5S activities! We hope you are keeping warm and passionate about your Lean adventures.
How do you bring the pace of the customer in to your business so see if you are keeping up? Following on his video about Level Production, Senior Consultant, Greg Boek explains the five steps to establishing a pacemaker that will make sure that your business keeps up with its customer’s needs every day.
Over the past three years we have posted dozens of videos, but a few have really connected with the on-line audience. The common thread is that they offer simple practical tips that you can implement today in your business.
Metrics are a key ingredient for improved communication in a visual Lean workplace and are essential for good Lean Daily Leadership. It’s also important to review your metrics to make sure they are still supporting your goals. Here we will look into different types of metrics that may be suitable to support you, and discuss the importance of understanding which metrics are leading and which are lagging, and how to determine a balance between the two types of metrics.
Companies that are just beginning their lean journey will often talk about the company culture they would like to instil into their organisation. For some companies this dream is going to take more work and time than with others. Today we will look at the “Maslow’s Hierarchy” of Continuous Improvement that is needed to create a lean culture where continuous improvement and innovation are part of the fabric of the company.
TXM and Best Practice Network are proud to bring Keynote speaker and leading US Lean Human Resources expert, Cheryl Jekiel to Australia for the first time to run a series of national innovative HR workshops. Cheryl will provide you with a range of strategies, methods and techniques for improving the contribution of your Human Resources, the implementation of an effective work culture and the development of your lean leaders