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Can Humor Create Value in Your Supply Chains? Absolutely!

Author(s):

Robert A. Kemp, Ph.D., C.P.M.
Robert A. Kemp, Ph.D., C.P.M., President, Kemp Enterprises, 515-221-2503, kempr@mchsi.com

88th Annual International Conference Proceedings - 2003 - Nashville, TN
Abstract

It is easy to see the workplace as a spectrum from humorless and lifeless on one end to humorous and enjoyable on the other end. Many workplaces are on the humorless end. That is unfortunate. Most authorities assert that humor in the workplace, to quote Martha, “is a good thing.” More important, we can build productivity, create empowerment and build better supply chain relationships with humor. This workshop will cover the two types of humor and how to apply humor correctly in the workplace along with the good leadership tools needed to make humor work in your supply chain. I will present an easy three-step process to change you, your associates, your supply chain and the total set of relationships that bind you all together into a productive team creating value. We can learn to lighten up, and enjoy both life and work.

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