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Discovering your pathway to a people-centric culture

Interactive session with PCL leaders


Speed Chat with Experts
Tuesday, Nov. 5 Location Code
9:30am-12:00pm TS/05



Implementing and sustaining a people-centric culture requires articulating a way forward and understanding your role on the journey. Unique conditions within our organizations typically demand unique paths. Fortunately, we have the opportunity to share and learn from a model of cultural change that has a proven track record across many industries.


In this highly interactive session, groups will work together to find clarity around their personal and organizational people-centric leadership journey. Panelists will share experiences, inspire reflection and help attendees to discover key areas of focus. Supporting activities, tools and resources will enhance discovering your pathway to a people-centric culture. Attendees will leave with personalized action plans, shared best practices and a renewed sense of the power of people-centric leadership.

Presenters: Allan Coletta / Carlene Frimer / Marc Kuzik / Lisa Weis

Lisa Weis is the lean program director for DEMEP. She is a people-centric, lean/continuous improvement expert, with 24+ years of success in helping hundreds of public and private organizations achieve their vision and meet their strategic goals by engaging people, implementing enterprise excellence and inspiring innovation. She was part of the core team that developed the national lean initiative to help small to medium-sized manufacturers become more globally competitive as part of the NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP). Weis is the lead for curriculum development for AME's PCL initiative. She is a member of the AME Mid-Atlantic board and an AME Excellence Award assessor. She has a BSc degree in chemical engineering from the University of Delaware.