Leupold & Stevens 
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Value Stream 6 Achieving Business Results

Developing an organization’s ability to achieve big challenges

Thursday, Oct. 22 Location Code
1:30pm-2:30pm Room 206/207, 2nd floor ThP/54

Challenged, creative and valued

Foster increased company and employee creative capabilities, as you employ hoshin/strategy deployment to link internal visions with customer goals and develop needed skill development plans; boost employee and company value; engage employee creativity throughout the enterprise.


Discover helpful strategies for creating internal visions aligned with customer goals, and how to move from vision to necessary skill development plans using hoshin/strategy deployment. Tap into the creative capabilities of your entire organization. Hear how to increase company and employee value by engaging employee creativity. Learn how to nurture this innovative process by establishing functional area challenges that drive a gap, inspiring area leaders and their people to be creative. Understand how the resulting creativity drives personal and company values forward. Repeated over and over again, this process delivers a creative benefit generally missed in many companies. Focus on engaged people achieving business results, coaching/communication, continuous improvement, culture, policy deployment and strategy.


Leupold & Stevens, Inc. is an American, family-owned, fifth-generation company that has designed, machined and assembled precision optical instruments and other products for 100 years. The company’s success was built on its commitment to customers’ absolute satisfaction, and to building the best optics for shooting sports, general and wildlife observation and the military/law enforcement communities. www.leupold.com

Speaker: Scott Simmons

Scott Simmons is the vice president of manufacturing and global supply chain for Leupold & Stevens. He has more than 32 years’ technical and managerial experience in industries including shipbuilding, nuclear energy, equipment fabrication and aerospace. He previously served as vice president of engineering, quality and operations for Climax Portable Machining and Welding Systems. Simmons serves on the boards of the AME West Region and the Pacific NW Defense Coalition (PNDC) and also provides lean training to organizations.