5S has been around for years, but more often than not it is misinterpreted. 5S typically turns into 1S- cleaning and while that is certainly part of the system, there […]
We have filled this workshop but are offering another session of Facility Layout on August 22 at Optima in De Pere. Click HERE to register. Improving the layout of […]
Lean Implementations and journeys require a variety of tools that are comprised of a variety of steps. Come join us for an action- packed breakfast session where we will review […]
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Top management must lead by example. They must go to the workplace to see the day-to-day, hour-by-hour problems and challenges and give people not the answers, but the time. Leaders […]
The summer issue of the quarterly newsletter is out! Click the image to take a look
Upcoming Continuous Improvement Alliance and Optima Workshop/Breakfast Series events highlight latest e-newsletter. Click on the image to see what opportunities are coming up!
Current issue of Connected highlights upcoming Breakfast and Workshop Series topics including “Seven Deadly Sins of Lean,” by Christian Wolcott, “The People Experience,” by Karen Sinette and “Five Day Lean […]
By By Steven Hirt, President/Founder, Optima Associates, Inc.
Do you feel that your employees or teammates are just showing up for work (and sometimes not even that)? If so, you are not alone. A recent Gallup finds that […]