Demystify the Use of A3 Thinking and Deployment in HR

Presented By:

Carrie Youngblood

Session Abstract:

What would you do if you had to leave your vacancy open for three months before even thinking about filling it?  Do you face a changing internal or external environment that may impact your talent?  Is your workforce tied to your company’s strategy? At Kittitas Valley Healthcare we asked all these questions and found they were difficult to answer.  this session will aim to demystify the use of A3 thinking and integrate HR into Strategy Deployment to make it an approachable system to solve recruitment, retention and employee engagement issues.

Learning Objectives:

“In this session you will learn…”

  • How to insert A3 thinking into your recruiting structure
  • How to develop and HE visual system for leaders and frontline staff
  • How to get HR out of the office and engage leaders and frontline staff in solving strategic staffing issues that impact turnover
  • How to integrate workforce strategy into overall organizational strategy

About the Facilitator:

Carrie Youngblood has been in recruitment and Human Resources for over 15 years working in a variety of industries ranging from tourism to local government and healthcare.  She has worn many hats at Kittitas Valley Healthcare during their five year Lean journey including Process Improvement Facilitator and most recently a hybrid position of lean practitioner and talent development.  She brings a unique twist of humor and realism to understanding problem solving using Lean tools.