Grassroots Continuous Process Improvement in Your Organization
I found that what we were looking for had been within us all along
You have the passion for continuous process improvement, but don't have a leadership title. Aren't leaders the only people capable of driving or approving change? The answer is no. The secret to a successful Lean transformation is to harness the passion of the people doing the work. Leaders play an integral part in supporting and empowering these individuals to affect change. Ask yourself, how many great ideas for change are missed because an employee doesn't feel it's "their place" to suggest an alternate way of doing things? How many hours are spent doing the same broken process day after day because the only one who knows how to fix it is never asked? These numbers may be hard to quantify, but make no mistake: they are big.
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