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Chief Learning Officers Can Set the Tone for Effective Change Management

By | August 14th, 2017|Categories: Change, Corporate Learning, Culture, Lean Learning|Tags: , , , , , |

Change involves learning, and change management requires leadership skills coupled with a firm grasp of the dynamics of learning.  An experienced Lean Leader often becomes the change agent and forecaster as well as the navigator for a company that is committed to following current trends and adapting to a changing marketplace. As we discussed last week, [...]

Do You Need a Chief Learning Officer?

By | July 17th, 2017|Categories: Corporate Learning, Culture, Lean Learning, Lean Training, Learning, Learning Implementation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

At some point in the evolution of your organization, you may be asking if you need to add a Chief Learning Officer (or Chief Lean Officer) - CLO to your management staff.  If your organization has already made a commitment to Lean Learning, the CLO who has been trained in Lean strategies and techniques can place [...]

Learning from mistakes: A Lean look at the April 9 United Airlines fiasco

By | April 20th, 2017|Categories: Learning|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Although learning from mistakes can be a painful lesson for any organization, any competent CEO or management team knows that whenever anything goes wrong, taking corrective measures against repeat performances must be their first order of business. United Airlines passenger Dr. David Dao may have suffered multiple injuries on an April 9th overbooked flight when he [...]

Why Change is Difficult

By | April 4th, 2017|Categories: Change|Tags: , , , , , |

If you’ve ever wondered why change is difficult, consider how many times you’ve heard the adage, “If it’s not broken, why fix it?” Take a company with a stellar management team, outstanding line of products and enviable bottom line. Maybe the issues calling for change are subtler than those we can easily point to. Could this [...]

Powering the Lean Enterprise – Learning from Reflection

By | March 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In a review of Powering the Lean Enterprise: Fundamentals of Lean for Super-Charging Your Company & Your Life, by Bill Artzberger, Beth Wonson, CEO of Beth Wonson Consulting and an author herself of a book on self-management, Wonson writes: Bill Artzberger captures and harnesses what is missing in so many faltering corporate improvement initiatives: 1) the [...]