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July 31, 2019

BTOES - SPEAKER SPOTLIGHT: Creating a Winning Culture by Leading with Fundamentals

Courtesy of Greene Group Industries, Steve Waszak wrote a synopsis of his speaking session discussing 'Creating a Winning Culture by Leading with Fundamentals'.

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Creating a Winning Culture by Leading with Fundamentals is an introduction to a cultural transformation approach based on 30 years of international experience with global companies, startups and small businesses, in leadership, consulting, and observational roles. 

 

Three great benefits of this approach are: 1) It will work in any size organization; 2) It can be effectively implemented at any level or segment of the organization; and 3) It just works! 

 

Leading with Fundamentals is rolled out in a three-step process to help create a culture that can quickly pivot and evolve to meet the ever-changing needs of your business and the markets it serves.  The approach is focused on safeguarding and improving your competitive advantage.

 

During this talk we will walk through the three-step process and three real world examples of how the application of Leading with Fundamentals resulted in cultural transformations that generated great sustainable results in a relatively short period of time. 

 

In covering steps one and two, we will discuss how to make understanding competitive advantage simple for the entire organization and review business fundamentals that everyone in should know (but probably does not).  We will use the real world examples to illustrate the third step.

 

Leading with Fundamentals increases the probability that any decision made in your organization, at any level, either safeguards or improves your competitive advantage.  This results in a winning culture where, in addition to big wins, there will be magical and awesome things happening in small, often unnoticed, bits throughout each day at every level of the organization.

 

Come join us to learn how you can Create a Winning Culture by Leading with Fundamentals.

 

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About the Author

Steve Waszak Image NewSteve Waszak,
VP Operational Excellence
Greene Group Industries

Each day, Steve looks forward to meeting new people, new challenges, learning, and opportunities to bring business performance, competitiveness and growth to new levels.

Steve is the Vice President of Operational Excellence for Greene Group Industries, a privately-held major supplier to leading industrial manufacturers, with locations across the USA in California, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.  Reporting to the President, Steve works across the company’s business units and functional areas driving organizational alignment and fostering a customer focused culture to support the goal of continuously improving competitive advantage.

Prior to the Greene Group, Steve spent 20 plus years working internationally, gaining experience and expertise across industries and disciplines.  He has worked seven years in management consulting, seven years in operational leadership roles, five years running a high-tech start-up, and served four years in the United States Air Force, where he was awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal.

A firm believer in understanding fundamentals, Steve strives to make sure that all team members understand what constitutes the foundation of their organization’s competitive advantage and how each person’s role strengthens that foundation.  He is focused on providing the leadership, strategies, and development needed to help enable individuals to more productively contribute to the organization’s success.

 

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The issues in this article are just one of topic areas that are going to be discussed at the Business Transformation & Operational Excellence World Summit & Industry (BTOES19). March 18-22, 2019, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort®

BTOES is the industry’s biggest and best, senior-level, cross-industry gathering of Business Transformation & Operational Excellence industry leaders and senior executives.

It also hosts the Business Transformation & Operational Excellence Awardswhich showcase globally the most outstanding organizational achievements through the application of Operational Excellence programs.

The summits hosts a number of private forums for C-Level & Global corporate-level leaders as well as business unit heads.

With over 150 speakers, over 100 sessions, 12 Keynotes, 9 Track Themes, 5 parallel tracks, 60+ track sessions, 50 roundtable discussions, 20 Interactive Workshops, 6 Thought Leader Panels, 5 Leaders Boardrooms, 5 co-located events, the Industry Awards Program, Site Visits, 20+ hours of social networking including 2 gala cocktail parties, dinners, numerous group activities, this is the ultimate event to benchmark, network and drive Operational Excellence to the next level.

 

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There is a strong focus on Cultural Transformation, Customer Delight, Sustaining an Operational Excellence program, Need for end-to-end Business Transformation, Keeping up with new technologies/impact of digitalization and Leadership Buy-in & Understanding. We dedicated two tracks to advanced technologies, such as AI, Machine Learning, RPA, Predictive Analytics, Blockchain, Cloud infrastructure etc.

The agenda is designed to encourage active meaningful conversations though all day enhanced networking and interaction opportunities, including

  • All-day Refreshment & Themed Breaks

  • 1¼ Hour Hot Breakfast Networking Sessions

  • 1½ Hour Hot Plated Networking Lunches with Topic & Industry Sector focussed tables

  • 1½ Hour Roundtable Sessions by Topic & Industry Sector.

  • Keynote & Themes Panel Sessions

  • Hosted Welcome Receptions from 5.30pm

  • Expanded more lavish Awards Program

  • Newly launched Night Summit for attendees to meet after dinner

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