Sunny Fresh Foods, egg product manufacturer, Monticello, Minnesota won the Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award in 1999: Sunny Fresh Foods has many innovative work system designs. For example, new employees are permitted to work only for a specified number of hours during a “ramp-in” process. This practice conditions employees and minimizes potential for repetitive stress injuries. Also, every 20 minutes, employees rotate to another workstation to reduce repetitive stress injuries, prevent bored...
BPIR Categories9.4.4 Develop & manage employee orientation programs
8.2.2 Create an environment for empowerment/innovation
9.4.5 Develop functional/process competencies