Respect For People And A3

Bill Greider of P4 Lean Strategy Consulting Details: Lean thinker Bill Greider coaches companies on using “A3” teams to do bite-sized improvements all around a company. With A3, businesses can fix near-misses, production inefficiencies and even customer complaints. A3 employs “respect for people” from the Toyota Production System. Scroll to the end of the transcript

Starting Continuous Improvement

Jeff Hajek of Velaction on creating a continuous improvement culture Details: Jeff Hajek of Velaction talks about creating a continuous improvement culture, and what kind of structure a company needs to support it, in this podcast hosted by Antonio Ferraro. Mr. Hajek is the author of “Whaddaya Mean I Gotta Be Lean?” and “The Continuous

Kaizen Events That Rock

Mark Hamel On How To Implement Successful Kaizen Events Details: Mark Hamel is a Lean/Six Sigma implementation consultant and award-winning author of the Kaizen Event Fieldbook. Mark also created and writes the Lean blog “Gemba Tales.” The always-busy author is also the cofounder of another blog, “Lean Math.” Mark writes columns for Quality Digest as