GA 252 | Standard Work in the Office with Steve Ansuini

GA 252 | Standard Work in the Office with Steve Ansuini

By Steven Bonacorsi

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This week’s guest is Steve Ansuini. Steve discussed his time at Toyota, including how he implemented Standard Work and Job Instruction Breakdowns in the office. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • A quote that inspires Steve (1:51)
  • Steve’s background (2:34)
  • The lean presets (5:29)
  • Steve’s time at Toyota (9:10)
  • What Steve is up to these days (13:32)
  • Standard work for the office (14:31)
  • What they tried (19:57)
  • What problem he was trying to solve (24:53)
  • His goals for deploying this (26:55)
  • The relationship between the different documentation (30:23)
  • Using JR at Toyota (32:48)
  • How the initial pilots were received (36:14)
  • Some misconceptions about CI at Toyota (37:20)

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What Do You Think?

Have you used standard work in an office setting?

By: Ron Pereira: Lean Thinker & Co-Founder of Gemba Academy
Posted: January 31, 2019, 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.