Lean is a process run by people

People make Lean work

Implementing continuous learning and improvement in work processes is the first step. Moving people and keeping them moving turns out to be a challenge. Not least because the focus is often more on the process than on the people.

Strange, because if we go to the cradle of Continuous learning and improvement, then in Toyota's production system (TPS) – the management principles we know today as Lean – the focus on people is striking. We can't deny it: Lean is a process run by people.

We must and want to perform better and have toolboxes full of modern management theories. Valuable piece by piece! Also the Lean toolboxes. How Company consciously chooses to add value to Lean processes, in which the human factor is central.

We are convinced that this more people-oriented approach to continuous learning and improvement ensures real and sustainable growth.


The missing link

Within many organizations, continuous learning and improvement is used as a method for process optimization. Less attention is paid to how you involve people in this transition. Our partners in the implementation of Continuous learning and improvement therefore call our contribution 'the missing link'.

Do you and your organization or as a Lean professional yourself want to know more about how to involve people more in continuous learning and improvement, then you can do so with the input from our programs...

  • you achieve more with less effort through your communication and get people moving
  • you make your feedback really work
  • you have (even) more influence on further improvement of the process
  • it is much easier for you to involve people in collaboration in the transition to (sustainable) continuous learning and improvement
  • you can make Lean function as it was once intended
The power of How Company
  • Very experienced and involved trainers
  • Ability to create simplicity in complex situations
  • Practical application of life-skills in order to achieve results
  • Personal and human approach
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Jeroen Siedenburg
Managing Partner
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Communication for Excellence (Dutch)

Learn how to fully use your potential and talents in a demanding environment.
(duration: 4 days)

What you will learn:
  • The ability to communicate in a solution-oriented way
  • You will experience less (work) pressure
  • You will perform better in the short and long term
  • Faster insight into and action in problem situations and to change these opportunities and possibilities for the future
  • You will be more decisive, and approach your personal goals with more energy
  • Insight into your drives and those of others
Personal development | Communication | Leadership
Follow up programs:
Leadership for Excellence (Dutch)

For (project) managers and senior employees who want to develop their own leadership style and have previously followed Communication for Excellence.
(duration: 4 days)

Personal Development | Communication | Leadership
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Engineers met Impact (Dutch)

Get people moving from your discipline. (2 days of training and 2 times an hour of support at your workplace via Zoom®)

Personal effectiveness | Communication | Cooperation

Effectiever communiceren voor betere samenwerking
(2 x 1 dag)

Communicatie | Samenwerking | Speciale aanbieding