Drumbeat meetings are a way to continuously improve, educate, and communicate for all employees. Viking Plastics holds a drumbeat meeting for 15-20 minutes every day at 7 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 3 p.m. and 11 p.m. – one meeting for each shift change. The daily agenda includes dashboard review, efficiency numbers, gratefuls/thankfuls, review of one of the 8 forms of waste, topics, 2 second improvements, business-community-Gov’t, and birthdays/anniversaries. Read more about Viking’s drumbeat meetings here from Plastics Business:
http://www.plasticsbusinessmag.com/stories/120115/culture-shift-morning-meeting.shtml#.VoqEC_krLIV