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March 14, 2022
At Warburn Estate, in the last 6 months, it has become very apparent that without Work Standards effective and efficient problem solving on the production line is tough. There’s a high risk of going around in circles. Before going deeper into this, clarification around terms will help.
February 28, 2022
In mid-January I posted a news item about a Plant Manager planning a well-deserved break, however he wanted to maintain stability in the workplace whilst he had time off. This article is a follow on.
January 18, 2022
In early December I had a great conversation with a client. The caller, the Plant Manager, was planning a long well-deserved break. He had worked a VERY hectic 2021 with little to no time off and really needed a break. Where the conversation quickly led to was the fact he wanted to maintain stability in the workplace whilst he had time off.
December 23, 2021
December 7, 2021
The Water department at Cabonne Shire Council recently found themselves in a position whereby a Senior Operator and an Overseer were directing the work of others, yet they’d never held leadership roles.
October 8, 2021
As many of you will know from our webinars, Warburn Estate has been drilling deeply into standardization first with the development of ‘Work Standards’. (As Kato said and there is nothing related truer, ‘Without work standards there will be no standardized work.’)
September 22, 2021
Three of their Leaders piloted a blended program consisting of Action Feedback Trigger based Activities with live online mentoring sessions. Learning and skill development was still individual, they still practised in their environment, however they then collectively reviewed their progress, discussed learnings and made adjustments to their next steps. The trio are close to finalising their Activities and this is the feedback about 2 weeks ago from one.
August 24, 2021
S&C Electric Franklin (Wisconsin) make industrial transformers. A group of middle managers undertook our ‘Getting Started With Work Standards’ 2x2Hr live online program back in April this year. Alex, Manufacturing Manager, immediately recognised opportunity through the Mark Rosenthal quote – “If you don’t have a clear expectation of what ‘good’ looks like then your definition of ‘not good’ is subjective and varies depending on who, what and when things are being looked at.