ASQ LED Special Webinar Series 29 July - “Building Cross-Functional Links to Align Objectives” with Greg Watson (Part 5 of 6)
Topic: "Building Cross-Functional Links to Align Objectives"
Presenter: Dr. Gregory H. Watson
Date: Thursday, 29th July 2021
Time: 3:00 to $:00 PM CDT
Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5423648280580621068
About the Topic:
1. Learn how strategic change initiatives are shaped at the corporate level through the processes of self-assessment, strategy search and strategy formulation (hoshin) and how this management system (kanri) is rolled out or deployed (tenkai) throughout the entire organization.
2. Discover how sureawashe or negotiated discussions (tatakidai) act as a “catchball” through shared decision-making (ringiseido) and manager-to-worker dialog (hourensou) to improve communication when leaders go to the gemba (genichi genbutsu).
3. Understand the origins and objectives of a gemba walk and its value in the development of cross-organizational communication (yokoten).About the Presenter:
Please join ASQ LED for a special 6-part webinar series presented by Dr. Gregory Watson, PhD. Dr. Watson is an industrial engineer who has been elected an Honorary Member of 20 quality related organizations, including both ASQ and the International Academy for Quality. He is the former Chair of both organizations. He has received numerous prestigious awards from ASQ global partners and is one of the best-known quality professionals in the world. Dr. Watson has written over 300 papers and also delivered an equal number of speeches to organizations in over 85 countries. He put over 100 videos into open-source public domain for the education of quality professionals. He is currently completing an 18-webinar series for the ASQ Quality Management Division, in addition to this 6-webinar series for ASQ LED. He was awarded the ASQ Distinguished Service Medal, Kaoru Ishikawa Medal, E. Jack Lancaster Medal, and the Philip B. Crosby Medal He will provide you with a deeper understanding of the nature of the Japanese approach to continual improvement described as “lean management” in the West. This series will provide participants with the sources of the most well-known lean improvement methodologies and learn about their cultural roots in Japan. It will also help you to clarify some of the confusion about how these techniques are applied as a coherent strategic system that simultaneously stabilizes process work while at the same time advancing an organization-wide approach to change.