Looking for a specific type of document? Go here. Hide - List by document type - Articles Booklets Client Research Results Client Stories on Video Client Successes Guidebooks Infographics Points of View Recorded Webinars Trend Research Webinar Series White Papers & Monographs filter by topic ┓ Latest Assessment Behavioral Interviewing Competency Management Employment Testing Global Leadership Health Care Hiring Identifying Potential Leadership Development Leadership Pipeline Manufacturing Performance Management Succession Management Talent Management ┏ filter by type Articles Blogs Research Success Stories Webinars [Share] How Lean Leaders can Eliminate the 9th Form of Waste Learn how to recognize and eliminate the 9th form of waste from poor workplace interactions. The practice and pursuit of lean transformation evolved from being a competitive advantage to a necessity of survival. Nearly all businesses, regardless of industry, strive to eliminate waste. Leaders are essential in creating a lean environment and eliminating a ninth (and overlooked) form of waste beyond the eight recognized forms. Listen as we share how to: Standardize interactions and operationalize respectful communication–much like any other manufacturing process–and why it works. Transform supervisors into coaches who collaborate and guide teams. Build accountability and engage supervisors' managers to model and reinforce new leadership skills. Implement and sustain the “people side of lean” initiatives For more insights and resources, visit The People Side of Lean. Presenters Diane Bock, Senior Consultant, DDI (moderator) James Clevenger, Ph.D., Strategic Account Manager, DDI Scott Erker, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, DDI Learn how DDI’s Manufacturing practice can help you optimize your talent for the success of your business.