Seeing Is Believing: How the New Art of Visual Management Can Boost Performance throughout Your Organization

By Stewart Liff; Pamela A. Posey | Go to book overview

CHAPTER 4
Visual Management
in Action

The visual management organization is designed to be, first and foremost, a top-performing organization. A focus on mission and vision, attention to quality leadership, reliance on employee expertise, training to enhance performance, solid and continuous performance feedback, exemplary customer service, and the linkage of these activities to rewards and recognition are some of the basic activities of any top-performing organization. They are also required for the top-performing visual management organization. The core difference is that the visual management organization addresses these issues visually. It has codified its mission, vision, values, and goals into a road map or some other graphic that shows all of its employees, customers, and other stakeholders where it intends to go and how it intends to get there. This visual road map or graphic serves a centralizing and focal purpose, and reinforces for each and every employee his purpose in the organization.

The organization has arranged its physical space in such a way as to promote efficiency and effectiveness, reorganizing work areas into coherent units that include the relevant tools and information necessary to complete the tasks. It has created a war room,1 a central space in which performance data are clearly and boldly displayed so that employees know and understand how they and their teams are doing at any given point in time. The visual management organization has

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