Can you optimize productivity while minimizing human capital costs, including health? Yes, that is TPS way.
To use the right people, including the right leaders, is the first step to save unnecessary training and minimize workplace stress. The next is to manage talent properly. For example, many leaders overly use the tool of motivation, which often worsens workplace stress and increases stress-related health issues and turnover whose #1 cause is workplace stress.
Usually, the healthcare costs count a big part of human capital costs, and about 70% of primary clinical visits are stress-related. By enabling your talent to meet challenges, handles setbacks and use health care resources efficiently, you can shoot performance and healthcare with one stone.
In summary, the keys to optimizing productivity and minimizing human capital costs include: