We have studied the 7 wastes in the Toyota Production System (TPS). The 8th waste is the use of resources or Talent. This is described as the de-motivating of the...
Implementing culture change anywhere is a difficult and time-consuming task. At organizations, this process is most difficult due to the nature of the change is at a work environment where individual goals are not the same as the organization’s goals. This doesn’t have to be the case though. This article from the University of Michigan’s Center for Positive Organizations, provides the best way to get this process started.
- Define the result you are trying to create
- Find fellow change agents
- Build momentum
- Replicate rather than grow
Gary Kapanowski – Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt – Excelsior
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