Harley-Davidson plant runs without supervisors

RP news wires, Noria Corporation

Harley-Davidson Motor Company, in conjunction with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) and the United Steel Workers (USW), created a High Performance Work Organization (HPWO) that has proven effective for the past 11 years. The presentation describes a combined hourly and salaried leadership structure that utilizes scorecard-driven performance for natural work groups, negotiates a single labor agreement that does not delineate jurisdiction between IAMAW and USW work, and defines a distinct organizational decision making process. In this clip, Mike Fisher, production plant manager; Al Hahn, USW union president - Local 760; and Tony Wilson, IAM union president - Local Lodge 176, talk about how the plant runs without supervisors.

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