How Lean Transforms Relationships to Empower Employees and Increase Impact
Objectives: To demonstrate the potential of Lean Management principles and practices to transform work and relationships. By empowering staff and local entities, it improves power dynamics, collaboration, and ultimately the outcomes of humanitarian operations.
Format: Moderated panel discussion of humanitarian leaders who share their field experiences by telling stories and answering questions.
Panel: Dr. Bublu Thakur-Weigold, Director of Humanitarian Operations & Supply Chain Management Lab, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Moderator),
Dr. Abebe Nigatu, People & Culture Director, World Vision Rwanda / Darine Ndihokubwayo, Commodity Manager, Food for the Hungry DR Congo / Elias Yaacoub, Logistics and Security Manager, Medair Lebanon / Robert Ssaka, Project Manager, Integrated Personnel and Payroll System (IPPS), Government of Uganda, Ministry of Public Service / Dr. Andrew Parris, Process Excellence Manager, Medair