Lean environments encourage employee retention in your business

Lean environments encourage employee retention in your business

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Makoto’s Managing Director, Daniel Giles recently sat down with Chris Goddard, Director of Black Swan Consultancy New Zealand.

Based in the idyllic Central Otago region of New Zealand’s South Island, Chris spoke with Daniel from the comfort of his environmentally conscious sea container home.

Follow the conversation as they discuss labour shortages, Lean in the hiring process, and how Lean environments encourage employee retention. You always remember your first and last day.

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About Chris Goddard

Holding an Engineering Degree focused on engineering, management and process control, Chris Goddard has led or supported large scale sustainable operational & commercial transformations in Australia & New Zealand over the past two decades.

His formidable resume encompasses a career in various transformational, commercial and business improvement roles with the likes of NZAS, Boyne Smelters, Comalco Aluminium Limited and Rio Tinto.

Chris now enjoys a more relaxed pace with his wife Donna in Otago, where together as Black Swan Consultancy New Zealand they provide support to various SME and local community in core skills including lifting leadership capability, risk management, managing external stakeholders & business transformation.

Watch the conversation on YouTube.

Leadership – Part 1

I wanted to share with you my thoughts in relation to Lean and Kaizen, and I hope that my point of view is something that you might be able to make use of and perhaps apply at your workplace. So I wanted to talk about leadership, in the Lean and Kaizen environment, and just a…

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