GA 194 | How to Teach the Art of Continuous Improvement with Attila Dobai

GA 194 | How to Teach the Art of Continuous Improvement with Attila Dobai

By Steven Bonacorsi

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This week’s guest is Attila Dobai. Attila’s background is in the service industry, and he shared some of his stories with us…specifically about the people-side of continuous improvement. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The quote that inspires Attila (3:01)
  • Attila’s background (3:52)
  • His introduction to continuous improvement (4:51)
  • The problems Attila was trying to solve (7:09)
  • Continuous improvement in a services context (8:32)
  • How Attila approaches the human side (10:11)
  • Preparing for opportunities (18:46)
  • What “Respect for People” means to Attila (21:05)
  • The best advice Attila has ever received (21:49)
  • An experiment or project that turned out differently (23:44)
  • What Attila is most proud of (26:33)
  • The books Attila recommends (27:25)
  • The knowledge or skill area Attila feels he needs to improve (29:16)
  • Attila’s final words of wisdom (30:31)

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By: Jessica Bush
Posted: December 21, 2017, 10:00 am

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Steven Bonacorsi

Steven Bonacorsi is the Founder of the Lean Six Sigma Group, President of ISLSS, and Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Steven Bonacorsi, President at the International Standard for Lean Six Sigma (ISLSS)
- Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma Methodology.
- Expert in Kaizen event for rapid project execution.
- Certified PMP (Project Management Professional)
- Masters in Business Administration (MBA)
- Masters in Computer Information Systems (MS-CIS)
- Numerous IT certifications.
- Over 20 years of Professional Business Consulting experience at the C-Level.
Executive Master Black Belt leading $ billion business transformation projects globally in multiple Industries. I am a leader who delivers results.