One Shift at a Time
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One Shift at a Time

Let’s first make an assumption; that the personnel on the production floor were properly informed in absolute terms what the goals of the plant and the company might be and properly empowered to assess situations as they presented themselves.  This is not a given, for all too often the people and their abilities to think…

The Age of Accelerating Strategy Breakthroughs
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The Age of Accelerating Strategy Breakthroughs

Several months into a global pandemic, leading organizations are redefining expectations of what is possible. Consider how offices around the world shifted virtually overnight to digitally enabled remote work. Grocery retailers and restaurants rolled out new pickup and delivery services. Hospitals rapidly expanded telehealth options. Automakers, apparel makers, and mobile phone assemblers retooled on the…

3 Mistakes Change Leaders Make, Plus Essential Strategies to Avoid Them
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3 Mistakes Change Leaders Make, Plus Essential Strategies to Avoid Them

Mistake 1: Leaders fail to prepare themselves for change I bet there’s not one person reading this article who is not experiencing some kind of change, whether in your work or personal life.  Regardless of the type of change, you’re often in the position of leading others through the change.  Your role involves helping others…