GA 264 | Repeating the Process of Learning with Dr. Jeffrey Liker

GA 264 | Repeating the Process of Learning with Dr. Jeffrey Liker

By Steven Bonacorsi

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This week we’re sharing an incredible keynote by Dr. Jeffrey Liker that he gave at KataCon5 earlier this year. Dr. Liker shared a wealth of information regarding his background, his lean journey, and the lessons he’s learned along the way. An MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • How Dr. Liker got to where he is today (3:53)
  • The reason Dr. Liker became interested in Toyota (15:03)
  • Why he wrote The Toyota Way (17:28)
  • The messages he got from Lean Thinking (19:21)
  • Dr. Liker’s model (21:56)
  • How the tools of lean affect the process (25:30)
  • The problem we’ve historically had with lean (26:41)
  • A defining moment for Dr. Liker (27:14)
  • What Taiichi Ohno was trying to teach (35:04)
  • The importance of having the right philosophy (40:13)
  • What kata did for Dr. Liker (42:04)
  • The real challenge of consulting (46:10)

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What Do You Think?

What, in your opinion, are the most important takeaways from Dr. Liker’s keynote?

By: Ron Pereira: Lean Thinker & Co-Founder of Gemba Academy
Posted: April 25, 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.