Standard Work for Governance Example

Source: St. Charles Health System. Used with Permission.

Lean principles and practices drive performance improvement by clarifying the steps involved in work processes to avoid wasting time reinventing how work should be done. The board of St. Charles Health System in Bend, Ore., developed “standard work” for several board processes to improve governance performance. An example of standard work for biannual distribution of director stipends appears here.

For other examples of standard work for governance developed by the St. Charles Health System board click here.