A Supervisor’s Job Is Difficult and Challenging

Supervisors have a challenging job and have to juggle a lot of things in order to keep things going in the right direction for their organization.  They have to show leadership, promote safety, schedule and prioritize work assignments, improve efficiency, train new employees, continuously improve their operation, and settle employee squabbles. There are two main functions that every supervisor...

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Not So Obvious Wastes That Kill Productivity

  There are many wastes beyond the more common ones of transportation, inventory, motion, waiting, overproduction, over-processing, and defects that hurt your productivity and efficiency.  In this post, I’ll address some of the ones that I’ve seen in many organizations. Safety In this day and age it’s hard to believe that employee safety is still a concern.  When you...

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