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  • Innovate with a Nudge?

    Behavioural nudges are clever policy tweaks often used by governments to influence the choices that people make. They are often found to be more effective and less costly than direct actions such as quotas, taxes or subsidies. Here are some simple examples... Original: http://innovationexcelle...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Book Review, Build Capability, Culture & Values, Leadership, Management, People & Skills, Psychology, Science, behavior, Behavioral Science, change, ideas42, Social Impact, Social Theory, sociology, success, Sunstein, Thaler

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  • The Science of Success for Product Managers and Innovators [podcast]

    In his book, Barking Up the Wrong Tree, Eric reveals the science behind what actually determines success and—most important—how you can achieve it. Eric also has a popular blog by the same name as his book that shares science-based answers and expert insight on how to be successful. ...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Book Review, Build Capability, Management, People & Skills, Processes & Tools, Product Innovation, Science, Innovation Management, Product Management, product managers, success

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  • GA 177 | How to Think Like Toyota with Tracey and Ernie Richardson

    This week’s guests are Tracey and Ernie Richardson. Tracey and Ernie talked about their new book The Toyota Engagement Equation and about their personal lean journeys. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll learn: Their backgroun...

    Tags: Book Review, Kaizen, Leadership, Lean, Lean Manufacturing, Manufacturing, podcast, Productivity, Toyota

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  • GA 113 | How to Utilize the Power Score with Jonathan Sands

      Today’s guest is Jonathan Sands, Director of Operational Excellence at Dayton Superior. Jonathan talked to us about the Power Score and how it keeps organizations on track. This methodology helps measure leadership effectiveness and is a powerful supplement to any and all lean ...

    Tags: Gemba Academy, Book Review, Leadership, Lean, Manufacturing, podcast, Productivity

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  • GA 114 | How to Apply Lean to Healthcare with Mark Graban

      Today’s episode features Mark Graban, a recurring podcast guest and good friend of Gemba Academy. Ron and Mark discussed lean healthcare, the third revision of Mark’s book Lean Hospitals, and some of the main misconceptions about lean. An MP3 version of this episode ...

    Tags: Gemba Academy, Book Review, Leadership, Lean, Manufacturing, podcast, Productivity, Six Sigma

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  • GA 115 | Mastering Puppets with Filipe Marques

      Today’s guest is Filipe Marques. Filipe has a very unique perspective on continuous improvement, and he shared some great examples of what he and his team do to stay on track. He even connected Metallica and lean. Don’t miss this one! An MP3 version of this episode is ava...

    Tags: Gemba Academy, Book Review, Leadership, Lean, Manufacturing, podcast, Productivity

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  • GA 175 | How to Be Resilient with Ria Story

    This week’s guest is Ria Story, author, speaker, coach, and wife of last week’s guest Mack Story. Ria shared her incredibly inspirational background with us, and explained how to be resilient. This episode does mention some serious adult topics. An MP3 version of this episode is avail...

    Tags: Book Review, Leadership, Lean, podcast

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  • Making Design Thinking Work in Complex Ecosystems

    Whilst the practice of “build-test-fail-learn-iterate” can lead to elegant innovation and superior user experiences in relatively simple, linear 1:1 company-customer markets such as consumer goods or tech, in markets characterised by many stakeholders with often competing interests, d...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Book Review, Design, Leadership, Uncategorized, Design Thinking, health, healthcare, Healthcare Policy, Innovation Ecosystem, Value Creation

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  • The Most Innovative Marketing Tactic is with the Crowd

    The greatest innovations in marketing have occurred over the past decade, and are fueled by crowd-driven venues and user-generated content. Continue reading → Original: http://www.innovationexcellence.com/blog/2016/06/25/the-most-innovative-marketing-tactic-is-with-the-crowd/ By: Dan Blac...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Book Review, Customers, marketing

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  • GA 118 | How to Use Lean and Zen to Become a Better Leader with Kevin Meyer

      Today’s guest is our own Kevin Meyer, Co-Founder of Gemba Academy. Kevin and Ron discussed Kevin’s new book, The Simple Leader, in which Kevin describes his career thus far and shares a lot of valuable insight related to continuous improvement, Zen, leadership, ...

    Tags: Book Review, Leadership, Lean, Manufacturing, podcast, Productivity

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