What do weight-loss plans and continuous improvement programs have in common? They typically start off well, generating excitement and great progress, but all too often fail to have a lasting impact as participants gradually lose motivation and fall back into old habits.
Continuous improvement is increasingly being touted as a competitive differentiator, but all too often companies are their own worst enemies. Just ask these “simple” question: Does the organizations culture support change? Will there be fear of the change?
Top 12+ barriers to continuous improvement programs
Don’t let these toxic phrases destroy continuous improvement program. Better deal proactively with them!
If fear of change is the root cause
If fear of change is the root cause of failures to create a culture of continuous improvement:
Drive out fear. No one can put in his best performance unless he feels secure
And if the program already is up and running:
Is the actual or “perceived” value of the change or improvement “believed, understood and accepted”?
What are your views about continuous improvement failure? What do you see as the root cause of failures to institute continuous improvement?
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