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Lone Jespersen

[‎7/‎15/‎2016 12:58 PM] Jordan Paluch: No Title Lone is a Principal with Cultivate LLC, an organization dedicated to help food manufacturers globally make safe, great tasting food through cultural effectiveness. Lone has significant experience with food manufacturing, having previously spent eleven years with Maple Leaf Foods. Following the tragic event in 2008 when Maple Leaf products caused the loss of lives of 23 Canadians, Lone lead the execution of the Maple Leaf Foods, food safety strategy and its operations learning strategy. Prior to that, Lone worked for Woodbridge Foam as Engineering and Operations manager responsible for the safety and quality of automobile safety products. Lone holds a Master in Mechanical Engineering from Syd Dansk University, Denmark, a Master of Food Science from the University of Guelph, Canada and is presently pursuing her Ph.D. on Culture Enabled Food Safety with Dr. Mansel Griffiths at the University of Guelph. Lone currently servers as chair of the GFSI technical working group on Food Safety Culture, a group dedicated to characterizing and quantifying food safety culture across the global food industry from farm to fork.
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Create Your Blueprint to Improved Food Safety and Quality Culture

Posted by Lone Jespersen

Aug 8 2017
Aug 8 2017
The connection between organizational culture and company performance was proven a long time ago by professionals such as Dan Denison, John Kotter, and Edgar Schein. Today, the challenge we have in front of us as food professionals is to transfer this proven connection in our companies to improve food safety and quality. 
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Building a Culture of Food Safety - Three Simple Reminders

Posted by Lone Jespersen

Jul 19 2016
Jul 19 2016

Editor's Note: This is a guest post by Alchemy Engage speaker Lone Jespersen.

Did you know that 46% fewer mistakes are made in companies that have a strong culture of quality*? One of the ways that leaders tap this potential is through their focus on building employee trust. The biggest impact on culture strength is employee trust, for example, on average as many as 63% of employees trust their leaders**, however, up to 83% of employees trust their leaders when it is earned through credible and trustworthy recognition of employee performance. So, as leaders, how do we drive fewer mistakes in food safety through employee trust? I suggest three simple reminders that you can apply today.

 

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