Friday Factoid – Transformations Need Grassroots Input

Employee engagement is a key success factor for organizational transformation. In a recent McKinsey survey, nearly 100% of respondents who characterized their companies’ change-management initiatives as extremely successful said employees could contribute ideas to shape the efforts. And nearly a quarter of the extremely successful transformations were planned by groups of 50 or more, compared with just 6% of unsuccessful transformations

source: Harvard Business Review

This point emphasizes how crucial people are to any transformation especially a Lean transformation. How “grassroots” is your Lean effort?