A Partner’s View of KEP’s Leadership Journey
A 3-Part White Paper Series by Darla Klein, Principal and Owner of LeaderSHIFT
An honest, up close look at our partnership with Kent Elastomer Products, an American manufacturer committed to transparency and growth.
Part 1: Improvement Requires a Shift in Thinking – and It Has to Begin at the Top
Excerpted from Part 1:
Spend any time at all with Kent Elastomer Products (KEP) and you quickly realize how passionate they are about continuous improvement and how they’ve used Lean to increase efficiency, reduce waste and maximize the company’s potential. What you may not realize, however, is how Lean led KEP into its leadership journey and the path that journey has taken over the years. My name is Darla Klein, Principal and Owner of LeaderSHIFT, Inc. and I’ve had the privilege of traveling alongside KEP on that path. It’s my honor to have been on the journey with them and to capture my perspective here.