Ch 7: Reacting, Adjusting & Standardization in Innovation

About This Chapter

This chapter shows your company's supervisors how to react, adjust and ensure standardization in innovation and process improvement. You can assign these short lessons to your front-line managers individually or during group training sessions.

Reacting, Adjusting & Standardization in Innovation - Chapter Summary

Have your organization's supervisors review this chapter to learn methods for reacting, adjusting and implementing standardization in the workplace. As your employees progress through the chapter, they'll learn how to avoid obstacles in innovation and process improvement. The chapter also offers insight into dealing with failures and successes in continuous process improvement and innovation. The chapter comes with short quizzes that reinforce the lesson material, and if your employees have any questions about the material, they can use the convenient Ask the Expert feature.

How It Helps

  • Builds awareness: Lessons help supervisors develop an awareness of extreme failures and successes in continuous process improvement and innovation.
  • Outlines effective management methods: The chapter offers methods for overcoming obstacles and improving standardization.
  • Promotes innovation and process improvements at work: Supervisors will be able to take the chapter's strategies to make improvements and innovations in the workplace.

Skills Covered

By the end of the chapter, your company's supervisors should be able to:

  • Recognize and overcome unexpected obstacles that get in the way of innovation and process improvement
  • Analyze real-world examples of extreme innovation/process improvement failures and successes
  • Evaluate the importance and process of standardization in regards to business improvements and innovations

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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