7 Steps for Manufacturers to turn around a Culture

7 Steps for Manufacturers to turn around a Culture

Have you ever worked in a toxic work environment? I would describe it as an environment full of stress, destructive conflict, and negativity for those who have not. Unfortunately, I have worked in several. Being the owner or leader of a business with such an...

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5 Reasons Manufacturers Have a Poor Leadership Team [Part 2]

5 Reasons Manufacturers Have a Poor Leadership Team [Part 2]

This post is part two of 5 Reasons Manufacturers Have a Poor Leadership Team. In part one we focused on reasons that are reflective of the leader's work ethic. This week we share reasons that are reflective of the hiring manager's perception of the leader's character....

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5 Reasons Manufacturers Have a Poor Leadership Team

5 Reasons Manufacturers Have a Poor Leadership Team

When touring different manufacturing businesses and during the early stages of working with our clients we often see gaps in their leaders. One of the main reasons we observe these gaps is because leaders have been promoted for the wrong reasons. A Careerbuilder...

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6 Elements of Transformational Improvement in Manufacturing

6 Elements of Transformational Improvement in Manufacturing

Leading an organization through a Lean manufacturing implementation is no easy feat. Every manufacturer has its own challenges. Whether it is the culture within the business, the state of the industry, customers, or anything in between, accomplishing this task has...

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6 Mistakes Manufacturers Make When Misunderstanding Lean

6 Mistakes Manufacturers Make When Misunderstanding Lean

Many manufacturing leaders make the decision to bring a Lean implementation to their organizations. Unfortunately, many of them either fail to take the time to become educated on the subject; or are misinformed because of the information being shared in many circles....

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