Overcoming Barriers to “WOW” Results

Presented By:

Cheryl Jekiel

Session Abstract:

This session will highlight new concepts on the value HR can bring to Lean initiatives.

Learning Objectives: 

In this session you will learn …

  • Define “Improvement” Activities
  • Barriers to Wow Results
  • The role of HR with increasing Improvement Activities
  • Explore the value of Wow Results
  • The purpose of applying lean methods to HR

About the Facilitator:

Cheryl M Jekiel is the Founder of the Lean Leadership Resource Center (LLRC) which helps CEOs of innovative companies and organizations who view their people as a competitive advantage to weave Lean principles into the fabric of their company culture so they get sustainable, constantly improving results that exponentially change the business.

The LLRC partners with companies to drive results by building the skills of their leaders, redesigning human resources practices and improving the culture of their organization. LLRC resources include workshops, presentations, virtual learning communities, publications and various other on-site supports.

Ms. Jekiel has held Vice President of Human Resources positions for a number of companies, including Tri-Arrows Aluminum, Inc., FONA International, Inc. and Flying Food Group, LLC.

Prior to her recent senior leadership roles in Human Resources and other senior management positions. As the author of “Lean Human Resources: Redesigning HR Practices for a Culture of Continuous Improvement”, Ms. Jekiel is committed to building Lean HR as a recognized field of work.