The Elkay Division of the Elkay Manufacturing Company (headquarters at Oak Brook, Illinois) comprising 200 employees makes stainless steel sinks and associated fittings. There are five major sink plants in the Elkay Division. For several years, employee involvement has been a theme at these sites although this theme had been deployed differently. The results have however, been similar: steadily improving productivity and quality. Elkay Southern plant in Lumberton invested heavily in compulsory...

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9.7.1 Encourage employee involvement and feedback
9.3.4 Create & deploy teams
9.4.7 Develop team competencies
9.4.6 Develop management/leadership competencies
9.4.2 Develop education and training programs.

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