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The Principles Of Lean Transformation For A Business
By Denis Becker · 6 months ago
We live in an age today where businesses of all types have a lot of competition and in order to stay one step ahead business leaders need to be more efficient. This is why more ...
The Development Of Training Within Industry
By Denis Becker · 7 months ago
Training Within Industry was a programme devised by the United States Department of War beginning in 1940 when it came to realise that a lot of people who worked in factories making materials needed for ...
The Basics Of A Lean Business Model
By Denis Becker · 7 months ago
Many people totally misunderstand the idea of a lean business model, when in fact the basics are very simple. If you stop to think about it for even a second, a person who is lean ...
How to build an effective leadership development program
By Denis Becker · 9 months ago
Most organisations have a leadership development programme, whether it is a comprehensive system of training or an informal process. However, only a fraction of these companies will consider their programmes truly effective at developing their ...
Some of the Characteristics of Good Business Leaders
By Denis Becker · 1 year ago
What is it that makes a good business leader? Studies have been carried out but have not all come to the same conclusions. This is because some leaders have certain characteristics while others have differing ...
There Are Many More Skills That Supervisors Require Than Just the Basics
By Denis Becker · 1 year ago
Whatever sort of organisation you run, unless you are a one-man business, you will have different levels of staffing. The bigger the organisation, the more levels of staffing there will be. Just take a look ...
The History of Training within Industry
By Denis Becker · 1 year ago
Training within Industry began life in the United States in the years 1940 to 1945 when the United States Department of War realised that there were problems with war-related industries whose personnel were being drafted ...
Leadership is a learnable skill - recruit supervisors for attitude
By Denis Becker · 1 year ago
Have you ever struggled to identify suitable internal candidates for first-line leadership positions? Have you promoted great operators that subsequently turned out to be not so great as supervisors? Have you recruited experienced supervisors or ...
Supervisor Training: Go for skills, not just knowledge
By Denis Becker · 1 year ago
No skills? No habits? - No results! Supervisor training is WAY too important to take lightly. Supervisors are critical to operations performance. Any gaps in their skills directly impacts the reliability and performance of processes, ...