GA 217 | How Gemba Academy Practices Lean with Leslie Moles and Jennifer Scott

GA 217 | How Gemba Academy Practices Lean with Leslie Moles and Jennifer Scott

By Steven Bonacorsi

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GA 217 | How Gemba Academy Practices Lean with Leslie Moles and Jennifer Scott

This week’s guests are our own Leslie Moles and Jennifer Scott. Leslie and Jennifer shared what it’s like  practicing lean at Gemba Academy, specifically how we leverage Toyota Kata. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Their roles at Gemba Academy (2:44)
  • A quote that inspires Leslie (5:33)
  • A quote that inspires Jennifer (6:06)
  • Continuous improvement at Gemba Academy (6:46)
  • Our journey with Toyota Kata (10:27)
  • The first target condition (13:40)
  • Some of the recent experiments (16:43)
  • The new customer process (22:03)
  • The “What did you learn?” approach (25:04)
  • Why lean isn’t just for manufacturing (27:12)
  • Practicing scientific thinking (28:32)
  • A funny story about Gemba Academy (32:54)

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Original: http://blog.gembaacademy.com/2018/05/31/ga-217-how-gemba-academy-practices-lean-with-leslie-moles-and-jennifer-scott/
By: Ron Pereira: Lean Thinker & Co-Founder of Gemba Academy
Posted: May 31, 2018, 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.