Another valuable year for the Best Practice Network and our members in 2019!
We really appreciate your involvement and contributions.
We were delighted to expand the Network to New Zealand, with Peter Davidson at the helm adding many prominent new members.
Two highly successful International Study Tours took place; the newly launched Vietnam Study Tour and the North America Study Tour, now running for ...
In this workshop Cheryl Jekiel will help you
explore Key Considerations for your business.
The workshop includes techniques that can be applied to each participant’s environment using the takeaway tools from the session. The coaching model presented reflects a positive approach to leading teams that delivers better results and reduces time spent managing performance problems.
Cheryl will ...
What Does The ‘Leadership Of The Future’ Look Like, And How Are These Leaders Going To ‘Lead The Way’?
Wednesday 4 March 2020
Holiday Inn Parramatta, NSW
Join us at the Best Practice Network 2020 National Summit together with other leading professionals, and hear from a stellar line up of International and National Speakers, who will share their ...
Notes from the 2019 International Study Tour and AME Chicago Conference
On Friday 25th October, a group of ten participants from a range of companies including; Crusader Hose, S&A Stairs, Fashion Garments (Vietnam), Note Printing Australia, Bega Cheese and Wilson Transformers, departed from Australia to their first leg of the journey, Toronto, to commence the Best ...
Twenty days away from home. Five cities and five two-day Lean Safety workshops. What fun I had.
This trip provided another opportunity to stay engaged and change the world. Not the whole messy world, just a small part of it – how people think about workplace safety and lean leadership.
By sharing my stories of continuous improvement ...
Policing people and telling them what to do is a management style. These “organizational behaviors” were prevalent throughout most every business before continuous improvement philosophies like Lean emerged in the late 1990’s. Lean challenged how people were managed and organizations responded by asking managers to manage differently.
Lean is a trust building, never ending journey. A foundational belief of ...
Congratulations to all the winners at the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards, announced on Tuesday 14 May 2019.
We are thrilled that two of our valued Members received awards.
Rochelle Avinu, Leica Biosystems was awarded the Woman Manufacturer of the Year award, for excellence in leadership and innovation in manufacturing industry.
The Manufacturer of the Year (Large ...
Lean Safety – Building a Continuous Improvement Safety Culture – Workshops
Robert Hafey wants to change how the world views safety. In September 2019, Robert Hafey will be heading to our shores to host two-day workshops across Australia and New Zealand. Attendees will find through these workshops, a methodology they can use to engage their workforce.
So you have been nominated to attend one of our Best Practice Networking events? It is a great privilege to be able to walk the factory floor of another company and talk with your fellow practitioners. I guarantee that you will always find something new and different. Above all else, it is interesting to see ...
Its not what you know – it’s who you know!
I received some profound business advice today, from a business professional who operates in a different field to me. I was on the wrong track because it was an area that I did not know enough about. He basically said, I am offering this advice to ...