Tweaking the Corporate Culture

A Situation Intervention for Lean Kaizen

by Steven R. Hanna



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 5/12/2003

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 284
ISBN : 9781412000420

About the Book

This book includes techniques to tweak the corporate culture and continually improve operations as well as organizational climate. What's in it for everyone? Those who use the practices in this book will become more empowered to change their working life and their personal life for the better. What is a 'situation intervention'? Can this get you increased profit, less headaches and reduced stress? Interventions can be kaizen events, lean thinking, or any other strategy that can be modified to fit your organization. Planned interventions, when matched to your organization's culture, can get more improvements in number and magnitude as other strategies. Using continual assessment makes the intervention a 'personal thing'. Workers support and buy-in faster with Hanna methods. You can use the techniques in this book to choose the best practices and implement them in your organization without betting the whole company or experiencing significant fallout.

About the Author

Steven R. Hanna is a professional speaker, professor and change agent with over 20 years of consulting experience. He has worked with a broad spectrum of companies in a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, worked his way through college and run his own companies. He has helped to transact and transform hundreds of client companies in the United States, Canada, and several other foreign countries. He has trained thousands of workers (occasionally an entire organization) and as ombudsman has maintained over a 92% retention rate. He has a Ph.D. in engineering.