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  • Change Management Lessons from Big Trees Transplant

    This may be the best unintentional video on nemawashi ever. For those new to nemawashi, it is a Japanese word meaning “preparing roots of a tree for transplant” but is known to us as part of the consensus-building and change management process most often associated with hoshin plannin...

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  • The 20 Words Most Often Spoken in a Lean Organization

    Customer Value Problem Why Standard Process See Cause Team How Experiment When Data Check Result Learn Better Sustainable Purpose Thanks … The post The 20 Words Most Often Spoken in a Lean Organization appeared first on Gemba Panta Rei. Original: http://gembap...

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  • Facing the Firing Squad

    recently had the opportunity to watch a value stream mapping training event in an administrative process.  These types of events are enjoyable for me because I always learn something new.  The lesson learned this time was quite unexpected. The 15 or so people attending the class had al...

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  • How Do I Teach My Team?

    I like to think that a large part of a leader’s job is to teach, coach, mentor and inspire.  And, working for people who do this well is often a great experience.  The trouble is that there is typically little, if any, training in these areas when people first transition into lead...

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  • Lean Outside of Manufacturing

    By Steve Kane There are so many examples of lean in manufacturing that it can be easy to understand how well suited the methodology is for that industry.  Folks in other types of organizations and roles often comment that it is difficult to translate lean for non-manufacturing environments....

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  • GA 236 | How to Develop Strong Effective Leaders with Cheryl Jekiel

    This week’s guest is Cheryl Jekiel, CEO of the Lean Leadership Center. Based on her background in operations and human resources, Cheryl explained what she believes it takes to develop great lean leaders. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you&rs...

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  • GA 245 | How to Coach Leaders to Coach Others with Jamie Parker

    This week’s guest is Jamie Parker. Ron and Jamie talked about Jamie’s career thus far, the importance of having an impact on others, and how to help leaders develop a team of problem solvers. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll ...

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  • GA 246 | How to Admit When You’re Struggling with Gary Peterson

    This week’s guest is Gary Peterson. Gary talked about his company O.C. Tanner’s lean journey, and shared some vulnerable anecdotes about failure, asking for help, and owning up to your mistakes.  An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you&...

    Tags: Gemba Academy, Leadership, Lean, Lean Manufacturing, Lean Office, Manufacturing, podcast, Productivity, Tips for Lean Managers

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