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Too often Lean is seen as an isolated program that despite positive results does not sustain itself. "Employee Engagement in Continuous Improvement" answers the question – “How do we sustain Lean and transfer Lean thinking to our daily work practices?" Companies that systematically engage their people in eliminating waste, improving productivity and reducing costs are finding that they are more competitive and able to reap immediate financial and operational benefits.

Our guest speaker, Bruce Craig, discussed the topic of creating and maintaining a lean culture with a great group of participants.  We talked about how employee engagement fits into the mix and discussed ways to sustain Lean and transfer Lean thinking to our daily work practices.  The rewards are significant: companies that are engaged in Continuous Improvement are finding that they are more competitive.

A great discussion took place with some of the following comments/thoughts:

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    Paul Hogendoorn says:
    That's a good piece Kevin. Employee engagement is the key to sustainable productivity improvement, yet its so often overshadowed by a company's focus on process or equipment. Enaged people are happier people and more productive people.
    5 months ago

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