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TWI Institute principals Scott Curtis and Patrick Graupp detail how TWI can prepare companies for rapid change in HR Dive, a leading human resources digital publication. Read the full article, World War II-era training program prepares companies for rapid change
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“...We’re in a war now and we can use those same methods to up-skill and re-skill volunteers and recalled healthcare staff returning from retirement, along with re-training factory workers who must convert from familiar tasks to new work for medical materials."
“I think the notion that the Work Standard is a hypothesis deserves to be on every manager and supervisor’s door so they approach workers with curiosity and compassion”. Wow, wouldn’t that alter our approach to lean!
The Oxford Dictionary defines mastery as comprehensive knowledge or skill in a particular subject or activity. ‘Comprehensive’ means?
Operational excellence will be near impossible without a strong and continuous contribution from frontline leaders.
Toyota Kata is not something you implement it is something you practice.
The job of a supervisor does not end by knowing the work and training the employees. The supervisor must also secure maximum cooperation from each individual person.
Essential to helping people learn and grow is knowing what they are feeling and understanding their opinions. Learning how to grasp those opinions and feelings is thus pivotal.
An Operations Manager at a winery in Australia has often said “You know when something new is worthwhile because it complements and strengthens what is often already in place.” The Toyota Kata patterns fit right into A3s and strengthens them; they don’t replace A3s.