Monthly Archives: December 2013

Resolutions For Your Labor-Management Committee?

Happy New Year! This week we’ll try something a little different. Think about your goals and resolutions for your labor-management committee. What are they? If you have some ideas go to the CALMC Facebook page and post them. Next week, … Continue reading

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How Can A Two Hour Meeting Be Productive?

This week we worked with two labor-management committees. With one group, we facilitated their meeting. The other committee we provided 2-days of committee effectiveness training with a third day to establish committee ground rules, mission statement, boundaries on what they … Continue reading

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What Would Your Employees Say About Your Employee Engagement Teams?

Last week, the blog dealt with assessing your employee engagement teams and Labor-Management Committee. I asked what a visitor to your meetings would observe. This week, I want to consider another assessment. Suppose I came into your workplace and began … Continue reading

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Assessing your Labor-Management Committee: What Would a Visitor Say About Your Meetings?

When CALMC works with a Labor-Management committee, we begin by conducting a committee effectiveness assessment. The process allows us to determine the status of the committee and its needs in order to plan the training. It also serves as a … Continue reading

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The Most Important Step In Problem Solving

When we work with groups on problem solving, CALMC presents a 6-step approach, beginning with identifying the problem and proceeding through evaluation and standardization. Some authors present a 4-step approach based on Deming’s Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle. Others incorporate more steps, with … Continue reading

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