7 Expert Tips to Increase the Alignment and Performance of Your Team

7 Expert Tips to Increase the Alignment and Performance of Your Team


The presenter, Sam Yankelevitch, served as the VP of a German automotive supplier. He is a published author, and has facilitated numerous workshops that helped executives, project managers, engineers, supply chain and purchasing professionals, quality, and operations personnel, discover solutions to these problems.

DATE & TIME (2 options)

  • February 27, 2018
  • 10:00 am (EST / Detroit time)
  • March 6, 2018
  • 19.00 hrs. (EST / Detroit time)


Cost to attend is $ 70 per participant

Every registered person will receive access to the recorded Online Class for up to 5 days.  For those who can not attend, simply register/pay, and you’ll also receive access to the recorded Class.


7 Expert Tips to Increase the Alignment and Performance of Your Team

Online Class by Sam Yankelevitch



If you’re still paying for premium costs because your teams don’t click, these solutions can help you.

Coordination and alignment lie at the source of many of these unwanted costs, and this won’t be getting any easier as our industry continues to expand globally.

To increase the effectiveness of our global teams, coordination and communication have to happen with the same level of excellence we demand from manufacturing and assembly. Otherwise, our competitiveness is impacted and we are exposed to risks.

The problem is, many of our team players lack the knowledge and skills to achieve such levels of excellence, when they have to interact with people from other parts of the world.

This Online Class will help you grasp the hidden factors that are disrupting our competitive edge. It will provide you with seven key strategies that will help you improve the quality of interactions, and reduce risk.


  1. Three hidden factors that are posing high risks to our global supply chains
  2. Why alignment and coordination matter more than ever: case studies and examples.
  3. 7 key strategies and countermeasures to increase global alignment and coordination
  4. How to include these factors in your continuous improvement programs

In the News

GlobalAutoIndustry.com Audio Interview with Sam Yankelevitch




Sam Yankelevitch is an author, trainer and international conference speaker, whose expertise is focused on the problems miscommunication is creating for teams in the growing complexity of global supply chains.

He is currently the CEO of Xpress Lingo Solutions, a leader in communication improvement workshops, adopting Lean thinking and quality concepts in support of the supply chain’s need for quality interactions, aligned teams, and fast responses toward sustainable solutions.
Prior to that, Sam served as the VP and General manager of a German based automotive supplier and the President of Ideace, Inc., an international manufacturer and exporter of hardware products.

He has trained numerous teams and presented at conferences such as the ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement, BMW Manufacturing Supplier Diversity Conference, the Kaizen Institute Congress and The University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business and Syracuse University Supply Chain Improvement Symposium.
Sam’s books: Global Lean: Seeing the New Waste Rooted in Communication, Culture and Distance and Lean Potion#9: Communication- The Next Lean Frontier adopt Lean thinking to reduce miscommunication in organizations.

Sam is a member of the Operational Excellence Society Advisory Board and the Supply Chain Advisory Board of the Appalachian State University of North Carolina.

Sam is an Industrial Engineer with an executive master’s in financial management. Beside English, he speaks Spanish fluently and is well versed in German, French, and Italian.

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