Astonishing statistics reveal that not much progress has been made in the world of manufacturing for the past twelve years. In fact, the opposite is true.
It is obvious to skilled managers and business leaders that reporting issues is a good thing - getting problems into the open allows them to be dealt with, preventing them from further damaging the organization.
Now consider the average factory worker who spends hours a day grinding on the shop-floor. Is he aware of your targets, projections and goals? Does she understand what your company hopes to achieve in the coming year?
If you manage or work in a factory, it’s likely that one of the things that keeps you up at night is the existence of bottlenecks in your production line. Do not feel alone...