How do you boost employee morale in a factory environment? The National Safety Council found that workplace stress amounts to 300 billion dollars each year in costs. This is in the form of absenteeism, turnover, and drops in productivity. It is a costly problem when we allow the routine of factory work to stress people […]
How do you increase warehouse productivity? There are plenty of ways that organizations attempt to increase warehouse productivity, that are in fact not productive. Here are four myths and facts that will help you run a more productive warehouse:
Empowering Plant Managers Improves Performance The issue we are addressing today is the behavior of plant managers that lead by empowering and those who micromanage. Plant managers, directors, or VPs of operations believe good plant managers need to be heavily involved in every aspect of the facility. This expectation instills the micromanaging behavior that […]
If you were to ask most workplaces if they felt that the work ethic of the average worker has declined throughout the generations, most would agree, especially with the younger members of the workforce.
Four myths prevent frontline leaders from having coaching conversations with distribution employees. If you are to commence coaching, many believe it is either to invoke disciplinary action, it will be time-consuming, only managers can initiate the conversation, or it will be intimidating. Coaching Conversation Fiction Myth One: Strictly for Disciplinary Purposes If you are not […]