An Overview of Your Quests – Lasting Behaviour Change
Throughout each Quest, learners actions are based on what they have learnt; Activity Based Learning …
Interestingly happiness and learning are linked – to have happiness in learning there needs to be activities that give a sense of ‘flow’*. Within our Quests, flow arises from learning based on sequential activities.
Each Quest ↓
Building Frontline Leadership Skills: Where to start?
Our first answer is always … ‘it depends’.
Frustrating as that is, copying what others have done probably won’t work. But as a manager, a HR person or a ‘problem solver’ for example, you need an answer! So please, follow this Quest to get your organisation’s answer – your pathway with a start point.
“I achieved my objective 100%. Activity 14 was most beneficial. Once I identified the types of issues I found it really useful to link to the countermeasure skills in order to get started on rectifying issues”
Practice Workplace Experimenting - Practical PDCA
We feel that ‘problem solving’ may have been made more complex than it needs to be.
The practical nature of PDCA may get lost at times. Further, we see that the skill of conducting a workplace experiment has been lost in complexity, or perhaps altogether overlooked. What do you think?
Brad Byrnes , Chief Operating Officer Parkes Shire Council
Andrew Francis, Chief Operating Officer Parkes Shire Council
Throughout this project Oscar has involved the experienced staff in the building of the knowledge and skill material, increasing the likelihood of a sustainable system, owned by our people.
Oscar has helped us develop a system of learning, in our own often fast paced environment that has the required consistency to ensure the quality required with the flexibility to accommodate the needs of the individual. He has made the step by step requirements clear, and reliably follows up on the tasks he is driving, carefully insisting and helping us reach each step of the project.
Baiada Poultry Garth Oakroot, Site Manager, Hanwood Feedmill
We had a wonderful 2 weeks of training on TWI covering JI and JR. JI is a very effective training methodology that we can apply in many areas. We were completely convinced that it can helps in shorten our training lead time, improve the efficiency and quality in our worker’s performance. How good if we can get to know this earlier!!
JR on another note is very much a soft skill training. On the first perception, it seems like a general knowledge; something that we were being taught in any leadership training. However similarly to JI; there’s a pattern of learning that we need to develop that is matter. Most of the time we know what should be done but we just failed to do so. JR will definitely address that as we will handle the issue steps by steps till that become a habits.
Oscar is a seasoned trainer, very knowledgeable in the subject. He carried out the training in his most professional self and accept no nonsense from the group. He has a sharp observation skill and always able to bring out the best from each student.
Schneider Electric (Malaysia) Chin Wei KUE, SC Performance Manager – Process Domain
Melissa Smith, Kata in the Classroom, Lean HR Summit- Austin, Texas, 12/9/19.
My deepest thanks!!
Marissa Brinkman – Fishback Financial Corporation
John Batten - President, New Hampshire Industries USA