Are You Driving Your Lean Management System to Maximise Value?

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Your investments in lean and operational excellence should be having a measurable and significant impact on your margins and earnings. If not, it’s time to take a hard look at the effectiveness of your lean management system

The strength of your lean management system—communication, priorities, metrics, and behavior—determines your company’s improvement culture and the depth of its impact.
To maximise your return on investment, your company’s lean management system —your everyday management practices and behavior— has to support your improvement efforts. Many manufacturers have adopted lean tools without embracing the corresponding management practices and behaviors that drive change and consistently deliver results that matter to the business.

This management briefing looks at what it takes to create a culture of excellence through leadership engagement and a behavior-based management system. We explore the management practices and behavior that provide the foundation for steady performance improvements and meaningful return on investment.

We then talked to the operations leaders at Carlisle FoodService Products, Inc. to get direct insights to their priorities, behaviors, challenges and best practices for instilling a lean management system that engages associates and drives results.

In this paper you’ll learn about the TBM Management System—a lean management system—and how our management system diagnostic are designed to help organizations do three things:

  1. overcome the biggest gaps of effective execution,
  2. drive faster results, and
  3. improve their ability to sustain gains made from continuous improvements.

Topics Addressed in This Management Briefing:

  • What does an effective Lean Management System look like?
  • 4 reasons why managers fail to adopt the behaviors that support a lean management system.
  • How to change the management paradigm.
  • How we use a diagnostic assessment to identify strengths and weaknesses of a company’s Lean Management System.
  • How the TBM Management System helped one organization to succeed–and what they did differently to make it work.
  • How to establish a baseline for behavioral change.
  • What steps you can take to ensure that the right management practices and behaviors are adopted in your organization.