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  • Job Methods Training

    Job Methods Training An important idea of Training Within Industry is called Job Methods (JM). The goal is to produce quality products in less time by making the best use of the people, machines, and materials currently available. Participants are taught how to break down jobs into det...

    Tags: Business, Leadership, Respect for People, company, company's workflow, employees, JM, job relations training, teaching, twi, waste

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  • Job Relations Training

    Job Relations Training One of the more complicated aspects of TWI is Job Relations (JR) Training. JR training teaches supervisors how to handle problems, how to prevent them, and it aids in developing a logical, common sense approach to handling issues, while respecting people. Companie...

    Tags: Business, Leadership, Respect for People, companies, company, employees, informing employees, JR, organization, training, training within industry

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  • What Is Waste in the Context of Lean Government?

    What Is Waste in the Context of Lean Government? The fact that governments are wasteful in their work is a common stereotype. However, some people seem to end up hard pressed to give a more precise definition of specific waste they experience or deal with. It’s important to understand whe...

    Tags: Lean Manufacturing, Service Operations, employees, government efficiency, government organization, government waste, government workers, internal waste, lean government, lean methodologies, modern lean techniques

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  • What Are the Differences between a Leader and a Lean Leader?

    What Are the Differences between a Leader and a Lean Leader? While many company leaders nowadays are aware that lean practices are great for continuous improvement and stable growth, far from everyone in such a position is clear on the exact meaning of what it takes to be a “lean” le...

    Tags: Leadership, Lean Manager, Operations Management, Respect for People, company leaders, company's leadership, employees, leader, lean leader, organization, toyota, true lean leader

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  • Encouraging Personal Growth in Your Organization

    Encouraging Personal Growth in Your Organization How much incentive do your employees have to develop themselves in terms of skills and knowledge? It’s easy to think that you’re doing well in this category, when in fact you might have some significant problems to deal with. Personal ...

    Tags: Leadership, employees, leadership, organization, organizational growth

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  • Deming’s Ideas in Action: Trader Joe’s Culture

    Guest post by John Hunter, author of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog. An understanding of Deming’s System of Profound Knowledge provides new lenses* to view the world. Those lenses allow you to see clearly what before you may not have noticed. And that clear vision can help mana...

    Tags: Deming's Ideas in Action, psychology, respect for people, culture, employees, managing people

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  • How to Get Along with a Co-worker You Hate in the group Lean Leadership

    Hate is a strong word. But sometimes you will likely have to work with people you have a hard time getting along with, and over time those feelings can grow into something strong enough to warrant the word. Maybe they’re untrustworthy, or lazy, or self-aggrandizing, or unaware of how thei...

    Tags: Lead From Within, Business, Career, Coworker, Employees, Hate, Inc., Leadership, Management, Success, Workplace

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  • The Secret Behind Amazon’s Stunning Success

    Author’s Note: The opinions expressed in this article represent my views and my views alone. I do not work for or represent Amazon.com in any way. In 2005, I joined the ranks of a company called Amazon.com – a company that was, at that time, a retail underdog. Their sto...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, culture, Innovation, Amazon, Employees, engaged employees, Talent

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  • Hire the Best People with These 6 Interview Questions

    There’s no lack of sources for canned interview questions. A quick Google search on the phrase interview questions turns up about 20 million hits! Good luck with that. In 30 years of interviewing people for roles in fast-paced startup cultures, I’ve come to realize that the vast ...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Leadership, Management, Employees, engaged employees, hiring, Hiring Strategy, hiring talent, HR, Human Resources, Human Resources and Innovation, job interviews

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  • 4 Ways to Create Talent Gravity and Get the Best People

    “There’s no lack of talent out there; the key is creating gravity that draws talent to you.” Few companies aren’t envious of the incredible talent gravity that Google, Facebook, and Apple exert. Companies in these enviable situations literally have talent knocking down the...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Leadership, Employee Engagement, Employees, growth, HR, Human Resources, impact, jobs, Meaning, purpose, Talent

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