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Achieving high performance through your people

With David Hutchins

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How do you align your entire organisation towards the achievement of its strategic goals and vision? During this interactive webinar, David Hutchins will explain the principles of Hoshin Kanri and how it can be used as a very practical approach to achieving high performance through people.

David Hutchins is a leading authority on Quality, supporting companies and business leaders throughout the UK and beyond for more than 50 years, as well making a lifelong contribution to the development of the discipline.

Guest speaker

David Hutchins
World Class Development of Quality Based Education

Following a career in Industrial and Production Engineering in the high precision Automotive and Printing machinery sectors, resulting in the position of Works Manager, David moved into Education and consultancy in 1969 primarily to stimulate a response from British manufacture to the growing challenge from Japan.

He organised the first ever seminar in the UK entitled ‘Total Quality Control’ in 1973. Established his own consultancy, education and training organisation in 1975, was responsible for the inspiration and organisation of the epoc making event ‘The Japanese Approach to Product Quality’ held at the Institute of Directors in 1979 at which Professor Ishikawa made his one and only ever visit to the UK and Europe. Since then David Hutchins has continued to pursue and confirm his beliefs in an approach to the achievement of QUALITY EXCELLENCE through people involvement and empowerment as opposed to the short sighted conformance route.

Specialties: Hoshin Kanri, Policy and Strategy Deployment, and Policy Control, Project by Project Improvement, Root Cause Analysis (RCA), self managing work groups and quality circles, New Product Development tools and process, Supply Chain Management, Benchmarking, creation and delivery of e-learning and distance learning materials, to Level 7 from Level 3 in the Quality Sciences and Disciplines.

Author of the Award winning book ‘Quality Beyond Borders’, Hoshin Kanri and 8 other best selling books.

Your Facilitators

Dr Peter Totterdill
Founding Director
Workplace Innovation Europe

Dr Peter Totterdill is a Founding Director of Workplace Innovation Europe CLG, a not-for-profit organisation created to help public and private sector organisations achieve enhanced performance and better working lives. A leading European expert in workplace innovation, Peter’s career has focused on building bridges between research and practice. He has led many successful innovation and change initiatives in both private and public sector organisations. Peter was previously a Research Professor at Nottingham Trent University, and has held Visiting Professorships at Kingston University London and Mykolas Romeris University Vilnius.
Rosemary Exton

Rosemary Exton
Founding Director
Workplace Innovation Europe

Rosemary Exton is a Founding Director of Workplace Innovation Europe CLG. Her experience of workplace innovation dates back to 2002, and builds on many years’ experience as a clinician, manager and trade unionist in the UK’s National Health Service where she instigated, drove and delivered many complex change and improvement initiatives. Rosemary has played key roles in several international research and development projects, whilst simultaneously delivering leadership development programmes and facilitating organisational change in diverse companies and public sector organisations across Europe.
Natalie Wilkie

Natalie Wilkie
Organisational Development Specialist
Workplace Innovation Europe

Natalie Wilkie is an organisational development specialist with Workplace Innovation Europe CLG. She focuses on building the emotional intelligence of leaders and teams in ways that make an impact at a fundamental level to the performance and engagement of people throughout the business, and is also a qualified and accredited psychotherapist. Natalie also brings particular experience of transformation, change, organisational cultures and innovation. Natalie recently worked at the Met Office, leading the Innovation Culture Team and heading up organisational development for the Transformation and Efficiency project.

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  • Q&A session with the speaker.

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