5 Steps of a Lean Manager - Video

One of my colleagues shared with me a terrific video about lean management. Its a great illustration of how value stream managers and team leaders should think. Its very often difficult to get away from the daily firefights but more managers need to think about the long term. The weekly numbers are important but more important is having a vision for the future state of the value stream.  

1. Control your territory - as a leader its important to have a clear understanding of your boundaries. In what areas am I seen as the leader (not only the areas you manage sometimes!)? Who are my customers?

2. Give meaning to your actions - link actions with results. Visual management is very important here so that your employees understand whether you are winning or losing on a daily basis.

3. Motivating and driving your team - are you coaching and recognizing your team members properly?

4. Delegating simple problem solving - a leader should be focusing on planning, creating a vision and continuously improving. The team itself should be trained and empowered to solve the small day-to-day problems on the shopfloor instead of the leader constantly firefighting. Small problems become big problems!

5. Managing the progress plan - Each value stream should have a CI Plan clearly linked to the site's Policy deployment.

4 comments:

  1. Hey what a splendid post I have gone over and trust me I have been hunting out down this comparable sort of post for recent week and scarcely ran over this. Much thanks and will search for more postings from you. Corporate video production

    ReplyDelete
  2. Work With Professionals or Do It Yourself before you endeavor this, notwithstanding. video production company london

    ReplyDelete
  3. Someone Sometimes with visits your blog regularly and recommended it in my experience to read as well. The way of writing is excellent and also the content is top-notch. Thanks for that insight you provide the readers! Cast

    ReplyDelete
  4. My main focus in the video production business is to figure out how I can use my talents as a video producer to make the most money with the least amount of effort... all while building a business asset that will someday allow me to retire and travel the world while I'm still young enough to actually enjoy it! After spending several years as a wedding videographer Hospitality Soul

    ReplyDelete