GA 262 | The Next Generation of Lean with Tyler Athey

GA 262 | The Next Generation of Lean with Tyler Athey

By Steven Bonacorsi

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This week’s guest is Tyler Athey. Tyler is at the beginning of his career but has accomplished a lot in just a few years. Ron and Tyler touched on a lot of different aspects of lean, including kanban systems, flow, culture, and more. An MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Two quotes that inspire Tyler (2:22)
  • Tyler’s background and his start in lean (3:50)
  • His experience using kanban (8:09)
  • One of Ron’s anecdotes about the waste of motion (11:50)
  • Running out of parts (12:44)
  • Advice he would give his younger self (14:28)
  • Finding the right balance (17:03)
  • Focusing on learning faster (24:04)
  • Ron’s advice on batching, flow, and machinery (31:35)
  • Ron’s advice on final assembly cells (36:37)
  • The millennial take on the lean movement (44:05)

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By: Ron Pereira: Lean Thinker & Co-Founder of Gemba Academy
Posted: April 11, 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.
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- 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.
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