Work Team Leadership and Coaching Focus Area

Work Team Leadership Coaching Focus Area

First and foremost, the content for this focus area looks at work team types and needs. One key need, of course, is effective work team leadership. Also, I provide content on effective meeting and training facilitation, and staff engagement best practices. Both virtual and in-person team scenarios are considerations.

Effective team leadership and coaching work systems support daily focus, project, and process work team efforts. Also, these work systems help sustain operational excellence as work teams reach such performance levels.

Unfortunately, too many organizations pay little attention to leader development effectiveness. They fail to optimize the design of their team infrastructure. In turn, they have too many teams, and their collective output is sub-optimal.

If leaders desire different results, they should optimize the design of these work systems. On this site, I provide best practice blueprints, content, and tools to help you optimize the design of these, and other, key work systems.

More Pages with a Work Team Leadership and Coaching Focus

Enjoy these best practice work system posts. Thank you for the visit, please come back, and keep improving!

Keep improving!

Kevin McManus, Chief Excellence Officer, Great Systems

kevin@greatsystems.com

29 09, 2020

The Power of Great Mission Statements

By |2021-12-22T02:26:49-08:00September 29th, 2020|Work Team Leadership and Coaching|Comments Off on The Power of Great Mission Statements

The Power of Great Mission Statements By Kevin McManus, Chief Excellence Officer and Systems Guy, Great Systems First published in Industrial and Systems Engineer magazine January 2000 At the start of each “Mission Impossible”television show and movie, agent Jim Phelps receives a new challenge.  Agent Phelps has the option to either accept his mission or turn [...]

1 04, 2020

Exploring Barriers to Process Improvement

By |2021-08-18T15:44:15-07:00April 1st, 2020|Process Improvement and Lean Six Sigma, Work Team Leadership and Coaching|Comments Off on Exploring Barriers to Process Improvement

What are Your Barriers to Process Improvement? By Kevin McManus, Chief Excellence Officer, Great Systems Most organizations want to improve.  For example, lean six sigma appears to still be the hot improvement topic.  As time progresses, we will watch this improvement effort fade in popularity. Some day, something that may sound new or better may [...]

8 02, 2020

Are You a Lean Six Sigma Leader?

By |2021-12-23T03:44:05-08:00February 8th, 2020|Process Improvement and Lean Six Sigma, Work Team Leadership and Coaching|Comments Off on Are You a Lean Six Sigma Leader?

Are You a Lean Six Sigma Leader? by Kevin McManus, Chief Excellence Officer and Systems Guy, Great Systems Over the past few years, the application of lean six sigma thinking and lean six sigma tools has begun its shift away from the production lines. Lean six sigma tool use in many organization led to lots of success. [...]

10 06, 2019

Effective Rule Enforcement

By |2021-08-18T15:38:07-07:00June 10th, 2019|Process Improvement and Lean Six Sigma, Safety - Risk Management Work Systems, Work Team Leadership and Coaching|Comments Off on Effective Rule Enforcement

Effective Rule Enforcement – Exploring Alternatives to Discipline By Kevin McManus, Chief Excellence Officer, Great Systems This article builds on a 2017 article that provided four steps to effective rule enforcement. In that foundational article, I focused on the need for clear, well-communicated rules that are consistently enforced through the use of primarily positive, and in some [...]

7 04, 2019

Our Need for Better Leadership Behavior Measurement

By |2021-12-12T02:56:19-08:00April 7th, 2019|Work Systems and Organizational Ergonomics, Work Team Leadership and Coaching|Comments Off on Our Need for Better Leadership Behavior Measurement

Our Need for Better Leadership Behavior Measurement By Kevin McManus, Chief Excellence Officer, Great Systems Do You Need Better Leadership Behavior Measurement? If you read my recent post on empowerment, engagement, and creativity, you may have come across a link that by itself could change how your organization is led every day. For years, I have been [...]

4 03, 2016

How Fast are Your Decision Making OODA Loops?

By |2021-12-22T03:30:50-08:00March 4th, 2016|Work Systems and Organizational Ergonomics, Work Team Leadership and Coaching|Comments Off on How Fast are Your Decision Making OODA Loops?

How Fast are Your Decision Making OODA Loops? by Kevin McManus, Chief Excellence Officer and Systems Guy, Great Systems One of the great things about a website is that it reaches a diverse readership. Because this readership most likely spans more than three generations, I feel it is important to share with you a shocking insight [...]

20 02, 2016

Are You Fit for Duty?

By |2021-12-22T03:45:23-08:00February 20th, 2016|Process Improvement and Lean Six Sigma, Safety - Risk Management Work Systems, Work Systems and Organizational Ergonomics, Work Team Leadership and Coaching|Comments Off on Are You Fit for Duty?

How Fit for Duty are You Each Day? by Kevin McManus, Chief Excellence Officer and Systems Guy, Great Systems I am a big sports fan, just as I am a process improvement addict and love to minimize human error. We are going through a ‘sea change’ right now in professional football. Better tools to monitor [...]

5 02, 2016

How to Reduce Meeting Waste

By |2021-12-22T03:44:07-08:00February 5th, 2016|Process Improvement and Lean Six Sigma, Work Team Leadership and Coaching|Comments Off on How to Reduce Meeting Waste

Do You Know How to Reduce Meeting Waste? by Kevin McManus, Chief Excellence Officer and Systems Guy, Great Systems When I first became an Industrial Engineer back in 1981, we had regular meetings in our company, but not nearly as many as we tend to have in organizations today.  In my opinion, we have too [...]

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