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 the purpose and meaning behind these fundamental methods and have a chance to clarify questions behind these exciting tools and topics in two hours! 10 […]
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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 must learn to inspire the curiosity and commitment to service guided by core values that serve both customer and company. This workshop aims to explore […]
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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!
The spring issue of the quarterly newsletter is out! Click the image to take a look.
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 Leader,” by Dave Lange. See more by clicking HERE.
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 only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged at work. In the U.S. the numbers are better, but it is still a paltry 33%. That means […]
One course of Optima’s three-course TWI Certification Program, this one-day workshop focuses on developing the skill required to train employees effectively so that they can perform their job tasks correctly, completely and independently. Based on the TWI JI training approach, you will: • Learn the 4-step training technique to effectively train new and existing employees to […]