Ever since Toyota made great strides in business performance using their ‘Lean’ approach the manufacturing industry has been trying to work out more about ‘Lean’ and how to capitalise on this approach.

Founder of Unleash & Engage Mark Gregory developed his early career at Toyota where he undertook their renown ‘Lean’ programme in Japan. Now a leading authority on ‘Lean’, Mark works closely with large organisations to help them understand Lean and achieve sustainable operational excellence.

Speaking at the Lean European Manufacturing Conference, Mark’s ‘Lean Engagement’ keynote presentation dispelled the common myths about ‘Lean’ providing powerful insights into ‘Lean’ as an employee engagement philosophy.  Giving clear examples of the work Unleash & Engage do using ‘Lean’ philosophy to help large complex organisations achieve true engagement and how this is a key enabler to sustainable operational excellence.

When Mark talks about ‘Lean’ it’s always a great success.  If you want to know more about ‘Lean Engagement’ and what this means in relation to Sustainable Operational Excellence, then please contact Mark Gregory

 

 

Founder of Unleash & Engage Mark Gregory has extensive business transformation experience, developing his early career at Toyota where he undertook their renown ‘Lean’ programme in Japan. Now a leading authority on ‘Lean’, Mark works closely with large complex organisations to help them understand and achieve sustainable operational excellence.

Speaking at the Annual European Manufacturing Strategies Summit, Mark’s keynote presentation explained the powerful concepts of ‘Lean Engagement’, creating the business case and proposition for ‘Human Lean’.

When Mark talks about ‘Lean’ it’s always a great success.  If you want to know more about ‘Lean’, ‘Human Lean’ and what this means in relation to Sustainable Operational Excellence then please contact Mark Gregory

 

 

MWBrands was set up in 2006 when H.J. Heinz sold its European Seafood Business and is now one of the leading ambient seafood businesses in Europe selling products mainly in the UK, France, Italy, Ireland and the Netherlands. Brands include John West, Mareblu, Hyacinthe Parmentier and Petit Navire.

Our work with MWBrands started initially working with the main board, designing, developing and delivering a powerful Vision for MW Brands.  Using the Unleash & Engage Visioning Framework, we led the team through a vision development process to generate a powerful image of the future of the group. Using our four-stage process; ‘Prepare, Develop, Create and Acquire.’  As a result of the success of this work we then rolled-out the Visioning Framework for brands John West, Mareblu, Parmentier and Petit Navire.

A leading speaker on Sustainable Operational Excellence, Mark Gregory presented to the Warburtons Annual Leadership Lunch & Awards Ceremony on Leadership & Engagement.  Sharing practical approaches to leadership for employee engagement.  Focusing on Difference, Logic & Emotion and Involvement.

When Mark talks about transformational change it doesn’t follow the usual leadership textbook but instead the Unleash & Engage proven approach to achieving real sustainable change and operational excellence and how this approach can be applied in your work and personal life.  To find out more contact Mark Gregory

 

Working with the Management Board on the future sustainment of the F-35 was an exciting project for the Unleash & Engage team.   F-35 is one of the world’s largest defence programmes. Led by the US, with participation from the UK, Italy, Netherlands, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Norway and Turkey, it is a truly collaborative programme of which BAE Systems plays a key role.

The F-35 programme is aimed at delivering a stealthy, multi-role attack aircraft capable of operating from land and sea to nations across the globe.

Using the Unleash & Engage: Visioning Framework, our work involved leading the BAE team through a vision development process to generate a powerful image of the F-35’s future. This includes our four-stage process; Prepare, Develop, Create and Acquire.

 

Working with the Management Board at BAE Systems – Aircraft Manufacturing. The Unleash & Engage team used the Visioning Framework to lead the board and senior managers through a vision development process to generate a powerful image of the future.

This unique Visioning Framework includes a four-stage process; Prepare, Develop, Create and Acquire to embed the new Vision across all functions as a key initial part of achieving sustainable operational excellence. As part of this, we also worked with the Communications team developing approaches to achieve engagement through the use of innovative engagement aids.

Following this, we worked with the Senior Leadership Team from the Military Air and Information Group developing a strategic approach for the implementation of an enterprise-wide lean transformation.

 

Using Unleash & Engage’s expertise in business transformation and change in partnership with the Academy of Service Excellence, we designed and delivered the “Create Amazing” programme for automotive manufacturer Lexus.

This unique customer service programme focused on great service excellence and how to invoke and manage a change in service levels across Lexus Sales Centres.

To find out more about our unique approach to Customer Service Excellence contact Alex

Read more about Lexus here.

A leading thinker and practitioner of Lean, Lexus approached Unleash & Engage founder; Mark Gregory to speak about Transformational Change in Real Life.

Mark presented to the Sales & Marketing teams from Lexus giving practical insights on leading transformational change.  Focusing on Difference, Logic & Emotion, Involvement, Engaging & Communicating, creating new sustainable habits and dealing with loneliness.

So, you can see when Mark talks about transformational change it doesn’t follow the usual leadership textbook, but instead the Unleash & Engage proven approach to achieving real sustainable change and operational excellence and how this approach can be applied in your work and personal life.  To find out more contact Mark Gregory

Read more on Lexus here.

Founder of Unleash & Engage Mark Gregory has extensive business transformation experience, developing his early career at Toyota; often considered the leading exemplar of Lean in the world.

Participating in their renown Lean Philosophy programme, Mark has continued his work with Toyota and was asked to provide a Keynote motivational speech on Engagement and Change through Lean to Toyota Sales & Marketing teams across Europe.

Mark will tell you that the things you read about Lean are in the main incomplete in understanding and don’t reflect the undeniably successful Toyota approach to Lean, which at its heart centers on engagement not just process.

When Mark talks about Lean it’s always a great success and through his presentation he covers:

  • Practical insights in leading engagement and change through lean
  • Difference
  • Logic & Emotion
  • Involvement
  • Engage & Communicate
  • New Habits
  • Loneliness
  • The connection between lean and change.

If you want to find the real story on Lean and how this approach is part of achieving sustainable operational excellence, please contact Mark Gregory