Why give your employees more autonomy and responsibility?
Man Monthly said, "Lean manufacturing is more than focussing on minimising waste while maintaining high productivity levels. It’s about employee empowerment – allowing workers to have a say in their company’s processes and being accountable for certain aspects of that process."
This technique can help your employees feel more included and fulfilled. It's also a great way to get that buy in when making big changes like transitioning to Industry 4.0.
By communicating with employees, Gooding reiterates McCarthy’s point that managers can find out where employees are best suited to benefit their needs and to grow the company.The Leading Through Excellence and Innovation Conference featured many more themes around Lean manufacturing, such as taking advantage of technology to introduce Lean strategies, and helping first-time managers learn as well as teach Lean within their companies.Read More