Clear communication can make all the difference when implementing new practices at work like lean manufacturing. There are a few strategies you can use to make this transition easier all around. MarksNelson said, "If your organization wants to create a sustainable lean improvement process, you must communicate this objective throughout your organization—not just at the beginning of your endeavor, but as part of your ongoing message." Use enthusiastic communication so your employees believe in the process early, and openly celebrate your victories. You can do this!
If you are asking for a change, anticipate your responses to the people who will challenge the process, and be prepared to answer why: The more you are able to get buy-in from early adopters within your organization, the better chance you will have in getting others on board.When your employees see the results of the lean process improvements, they will become advocates and even embrace further changes.Read More