Employee satisfaction is paramount to maintaining a committed workforce, but an engaged employee—one who is enthusiastic about his or her work and furthers the company’s interests—is key to unlocking excellence.
Founded by PMMI in 2011 as the Alliance for Innovation and Operational Excellence (AIOE), the OpX Leadership Network has been working overtime to create new solutions groups tasked with giving CPGs the tools they need to fine-tune and improve their businesses.
In the US, 3.5 million middle-skill jobs go begging—jobs that don’t require a four-year college degree, but often do require hands-on OJT and/or a two-year associate’s degree, said Scott Scriven at the recent PROCESS EXPO in Chicago.
It shouldn’t be news that bad work designs can spell major problems for employers in terms of lost production time, workers’ compensation claims and injuries. All of these take deep cuts out of the bottom line. But poor design can hurt you where you least expect it such as in turnover rates, damage to your brand and bad rankings in best place to work surveys.
For some time, industrial manufacturing companies have been looking for ways to bring together the seemingly divergent needs of enterprise networking systems and the real-time requirements of plant floor communications systems.