Getting staff managers out of the back-office and into the plant is not as difficult as it might at first appear. Sure, you’re going to get some resistance: “I’ve got work to do … My schedule doesn’t allow it … I don’t have the right PPE … Next month would be better.”
Resistance is an integral part of change, so expect to get it. But it doesn’t have to be a show stopper. You can counter this resistance by following a few simple guidelines.