As the Work Planning and Control project has progressed, we’ve discovered that there is a lot of confusion between “approving” work and “authorizing” work. If you look up the word “authorize” in a thesaurus, one of … Read More
Aware, the laboratory’s enhanced work planning and control application, launched on Oct. 1, 2018. The Improving How We Work Application Team engaged key stakeholders to create the upgraded work planning and control application so that it provides end-user flexibility and usability for the input and output of the work planning and control process.
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“Aware” is the name for the laboratory’s enhanced work planning and control online application. Aware beat out several other submissions in a contest launched by the Improving How We Work – Work Planning and Control project team. From submissions received from across the laboratory, the team narrowed the selections down to the top five, which … Read More »
Special thanks to everyone who completed the Improving How We Work Change Readiness Assessment. This baseline survey provided meaningful data on the current state of work planning and control at Argonne. Your candor and thoughtful observations are extremely valuable as we continue to focus on our shared mission of improving how we work.
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The “Improving How We Work” project is dedicated to the development of an improved work planning and control program, which is a top Impact Argonne priority for the laboratory. Our science deserves the best planning and execution. Argonne’s success … Read More »
The Improving How We Work (IHWW) project team is hard at work developing three levels of interactive learning programs that will provide employees with the knowledge and skills needed to maintain effective work planning and control (WPC) processes. The learning programs will provide learning on the WPC process for both programmatic and operations teams.
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Over the years, the term “Work Planning and Control” became synonymous with the work planning and control application. As a result, many employees have lost sight of the very important end-to-end process that our lab’s science and safety relies upon.
As the Improving How We Work (IHWW) team moves forward with retooling our process, tools, … Read More »
The Improving How We Work project team has been working collaboratively with its Change Network and stakeholders across all areas of Argonne to develop an improved work planning and control program for non-office workers.
Much of this work is now coming to fruition, and new processes and changes will soon be put in place, including … Read More »
The Field Support team has been working closely with directorates and divisions to support them in implementing improved Work Planning and Control practices. Learn more about the Field Support team here and how they may be able to help your team.
As of Aug. 6, the team has conducted the following site … Read More »
Some teams manage incidents and errors far more effectively than others. Why is that? What works? What doesn’t? The “WPC Human Factors, a Team Approach” (WPC 203) learning program is an interactive, discussion-based workshop that helps participants learn evidence-backed, field-tested error management strategiesfor Work Planning and Control (WPC).
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