While not always common wisdom, experience shows that no system or organization can operate to full potential without effective lean management techniques. Many lean manufacturing programs do not adequately address the lean management dimension to organizational change. The material covered in this module will provide the necessary thinking, methods, and lean management techniques to foster team member buy in and ownership. The goal of this module is to prepare practitioners with the skills and knowledge to create an effective, productive, and accountable lean management culture.
The initial section in the lean management module covers material relating to the role of management in a lean organization. Thorough discussions on how to motivate and develop people as the human resource are the key focus. Basic thinking behind how to structure lean management layers is reviewed as well as the role of the lean office within an organization.
Section 02 in the lean management module reviews the fundamentals of lean management. The material discusses good lean management techniques in the context of defining and attaining goals and targets. The individual stages of goal development and realization are examined and recommended approaches are considered. Learn how to develop and execute a lean management system.
The third section in the management module focuses on identifying and visualizing the causes of bad behaviors. The module covers tools to help move beyond the road block of 'people problems' and understand how team member behavior can be modified and improved in sustainable ways through process changes.