I know what you are thinking, that title reminds you of Steven Covey’s Book “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People," and yes, that is the inspiration for my thoughts on successful managers.
The latest in operational and digital transformation through people.
Contrary to popular myth, front-line managers want to effect change and want to commit to making it happen. Unfortunately, they feel helpless. Senior leaders risk losing their greatest advocates – the lynchpin players in transformation.
In recent weeks, I have been involved with two customers regarding Operational Excellence at two different stages of their deployment. I was thrilled to see the ambition and vision these organizations demonstrated in order to pursue a plan to achieve.
According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the world economy grew 3.6% last year and is projected to grow 3.7% this year. This has caught a lot of companies off guard and they are struggling to meet demand. Many of our clients are asking us how they can increase throughput, OEE or improve labor productivity.