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Manufacturing Month is here!

Manufacturing Month 2021 is here:   7 Fun Manufacturing Month ideas   What used to be held on the first Friday in October – Manufacturing Day – was so successful it turned into Manufacturing Month!   According to a study by Deloitte, the current talent skills gap might leave 2.4 million manufacturing positions unfilled until 2028. The economic impact of […]

Monthly themes for leaders in manufacturing [Roadmap 2021]

Leaders in manufacturing:   A Roadmap to Engage Your Team To help leaders in manufacturing, we put together a calendar! What type of manufacturing leader would you like to be in 2021? Similarly, what kind of team would you like to have? Don’t just dream it. Plan it.   New year, new beginnings! 2020 has been challenging for leaders in manufacturing. […]

18 Time & Attendance terminals

Best Time and Attendance Systems – 18 Manufacturers   Time and Attendance systems (TNA) have come a long way since the first punch clock. The basics remain though. You need a simple way for employees to let your company know when they start and finish their work shifts. So what tends to happen? Employees forget their cards. Or […]

Manufacturing Podcast featuring Celpax

Manufacturing Podcast   The popular Manufacturing Wellness Podcast is hosted by Laura Timbrook.   If you’re in manufacturing and into podcasts on leadership, you’ve probably heard of this show already. Laura’s podcast is famous for highlighting health and wellness initiatives within the manufacturing industry. The main goal of the show is to inspire leaders to improve employee wellbeing […]

Blue Collar Employees – Data shows what they (really) want from their managers

Data from Blue-Collar Employees shows how to be a better manager For many of you reading this, the answer won’t come as a surprise. In fact, you’re probably already doing it, without realizing just HOW right on track you are. And this is a sign of a problem I often find in my day-to-day as I speak to […]

What is Six Sigma?

What is Six Sigma And Why Is It Important for Improvement?   What is Six Sigma? Six Sigma is the method that provides organizations with tools and techniques to improve the business process capability. Using this disciplined and data-driven approach helps eliminate defects in the process. The term was coined in 1986 by an engineer […]

Effective communication strategies? Use your data

Are you on a journey towards a more transparent leadership? Meet Dirk:   Transparent Leadership   Like many other good leaders I interview, Dirk Feldhaus is modest when he speaks about his transparent leadership.   We had a chat about their 4 years of measuring employee morale on a daily basis. What have they learned? How do […]

Data Hypothesis testing: Is the mood higher on paydays? No, and yes

Today we’re doing some hypothesis testing:   Hypothesis testing: Is the daily mood higher on paydays? [Manufacturing]     Fact: The Mexican subsidy of Lohmann-Koester measures employee engagement on a daily basis.   Hypothesis testing: Their manufacturing workers get paid every Tuesday. Is employee engagement higher that day?   Today we’ll be doing some hypothesis testing! […]