Paul Critchley: 7 Steps to Engage A Reluctant Workforce

Henry Ford once reportedly posed this question: “Why is it every time I ask for a pair of hands, it comes with a brain attached?” Contrast this to Taiichi Ohno’s quote, “People don’t go to Toyota to work, they go there to think.” The important difference is having a highly-engaged versus a disengaged workplace. Consider these facts:<br /> <br /> • 3.5 million Americans quit their job – every MONTH!<br /> • 67% of employees report feeling disengaged from their jobs on a daily basis<br /> • 76% of employees report 'feeling tired' at work (15% have actually fallen asleep!)<br /> <br /> Lean is hard enough; trying to do so with an unmotivated, tired, overwhelmed and overworked team is impossible. This webinar will expand upon the real reasons people are resistant to change and what you can take action on immediately to create organizational change for the better. Discover proven tools and techniques that will help you garner support for your lean transformation, giving you the absolute best chance for sustained lean success.<br /> <br /> Employee Engagement and its impact on lean sustainability is paramount to lean success. This webinar helps to fill in the blanks that are so often present within this topic.<br /> • We’ll look at the 3 Roots of Resistance<br /> • We’ll review the 7 Steps to Engagement<br /> • We’ll discuss how to build a culture of CI<br /> <br /> Paul Critchley is the President of New England Lean Consulting. He is a former Board Member of the Northeast Region of AME, holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and M.S. degrees in both Management and Organizational Leadership.<br /> <br /> Paul is a recognized thought leader on employee engagement and management interaction, and has helped businesses around the world achieve greater levels of success through the application of Lean techniques. He has been a featured guest and contributor in numerous media outlets, including Gemba Academy’s Lean podcast, Mark Graban’s Lean Whisky as well as Industry Week and Quality Magazines. He is passionate about Lean and creating organizational cultures that are sustainably engaged. He co-authored his first book - The Whole Professional, A Collection of Essays to Help You Achieve a Full and Satisfying Life to bring a fresh perspective on Work/Life Balance and how individuals and organizations can work together to achieve greater levels of attainment.<br />

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