By stepping back from the discussion and listening to how people are forming their conclusions, better ideas will emerge. Finally, understanding how information is being interpreted differently will show you how to persuade someone to your point of view (or convince you theirs is correct).
Get Alignment With A3 Reporting
the purpose is to ensure rigorous thinking around sharing the most useful information to get alignment and buy in from cross functional teams.
Celebrate Learning, Not Failing
What matters more than what phrases a business uses, though, is what actions are taken. Setting out to fail, as a strategy, is going to bring failure.
Create a Hiring Process
Looking at similar job postings across companies, it’s easy to see that most JDs are just copy and pasted off one another. The same vague, fluffy language surrounding the duties of the job are used repeatedly. The worst part of fluffy job descriptions
Start With the End in Mind
As the wise Baseball coach Yogi Berra once stated, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” When taking on any new adventure, project, task, job, etc., having an idea as to what the end…
Put on the Six Thinking Hats
Part of this exercise, known as the six thinking hats, is becoming a character by way of being assigned a “hat.” By playing the part you’re assigned, you’re free from being judged personally (it’s your job to play the role).
Learn to Learn (as on organization)
The evolution of corporate knowledge adds a layer of context that makes information stick better long term.
Workstation Design & Organization
Standardize: Establish a system to keep the above 3S’s consistent. Keep consistency between workstations.
Kanbans are another tool from Toyota’s pull based manufacturing system. Originally, physical cards acted as representation for the need of an engine component, and were passed to the relevant department when
How Managers Can Ensure Changes Last
Creating a culture of continuous improvement, having a change agent, incentivizing new process adherence, giving employees a stake in the decision making, putting the new processes in writing...