|Jaime Villafuerte at 2012 IW Best Plants Conference in Indianapolis, IN|
How to Make 100,000+ Problem Solvers?
Structured Education is key.
- Create an organization structure
- Define education road-map
- Deploy the structure starting with middle management
- Show results
- Extend the training up (Champion) and down (Shopfloor) and deeper (Bronze, Silver, Gold, Black Belt)
- Make all Operations Managers Black Belt Certified
- Make it an Enterprise Initiative
- Visible commitment of the executive team
- Educate, empower and involve employees
- Flexible Structure
- Communicate, show results and continuously improve
- Recognize and celebrate successes