Empowering Employees through Change Management

13:55 - 14:30

  • Objectives: Discuss how implementing change within an organization has empowered employees and significantly improved employee engagement at BD-San Diego
  • Develop a framework that allows an organization to implement a sustained change in the way they do business by developing employees and empowering them to make the changes themselves
  • Keys to success involves; Awareness, Vision, Engagement, Ownership and accountability throughout the organization
  • BD-San Diego initially focused on establishing actionable teams that were self-lead in specific business critical components which resulted in a highly engaged workforce delivering bottom-line performance improvements
  • With a strong change foundation and measureable improvements, the organization capitalized on the built momentum by further investing in change initiatives driven by the employees
  • Creating headroom through continuous improvement projects has allowed the organization to realize over $18 million in cost savings improvements over the past 2 years

Greg Radzinski, Continuous Improvement Manager, Becton Dickinson (BD)