• The People Factor - Why Improvement Initiatives Fail

The People Factor - Why Improvement Initiatives Fail

Presenter: Barbara Scott, Vice President, Research & Consulting, Compliance Standards, LLC, Las Vegas, NV, USA

Keywords: Organizational Change Management, Process Improvement, Change Adoption

Industry: Electronics, Service, Software

Level: Intermediate


The People Factor - Why improvement initiatives fail is an Organizational Change Management (OCM) talk serves as a learning experience that builds a foundation for successful, large-scale process transformation activities. It is designed to equip change leaders for the performance of their roles throughout the implementation and transformation initiative. The following results are anticipated:

  • An understanding of the eight success factors that enable business transformation.
  • How to assess the organization’s current capability level in one or more of the change success factors.
  • An understanding of the barriers that may prevent the organization from achieving its goals.
  • The importance of an action plan that the organization can use to remove the real and perceived barriers to change.
  • How an OCM Strategy can be integrated with the organization’s plans for transformation.

Conference & Exhibitor Registration will start on
October 9, 2018


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Conference Chair's Message

Laura Martin-Samala

Continuous Process Improvement is not just something a Lean Six Sigma (LSS) practitioner helps organizations achieve, but is also a fundamental core competency of their personal make up. That is why  innovative companies are looking for people that use the LSS way of thinking at every level. In this age of “Big Data”, “IOT” and “AI”, ... read more