The Politics of Improvement: Winning the Hearts and Minds of Employees

It seems that we’re constantly reading and hearing about how Employee Engagement will impact Continuous Improvement – and of course it must, either positively or negatively. Engaged, enthusiastic employees will drive change while fence-sitters and nay-sayers are likely to undermine change. So, how do we get employees engaged in the first place, then keep them engaged over the long haul and imbed CI/Lean in corporate culture? We found this article by John Dyer at www.industryweek.com wherein he describes some methods of earning and keeping Employee Engagement.

From a Recruiting perspective, we want to use examples of Employee Engagement to highlight our clients’ cultures. Simply put, clients who demonstrate enthusiastic Employee Engagement that lead to successful CI initiatives help us motivate candidates to join those teams – candidates want to join winners and have a voice initiating or supporting positive change.

Enjoy the Article! ~ Jim Fairfax


The Politics of Improvement: Winning the Hearts and Minds of Employees

John Dyer, IndustryWeek


 

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