The key to effective problem solving?  It’s in the study.

The key to effective problem solving? It’s in the study.

This article is provided courtesy of theleanmag, a content partner of the Operational Excellence Society. theleanmag’s strategic goal is to grow and nurture the lean community knowledge sharing. we’re stronger together and knowing more prepares us for the daily struggle “Reflection is the beginning, not the end, of learning.” Do you ever find yourself in the ongoing…

How Much Time Does It Take To Complete a Lean Transformation?

How Much Time Does It Take To Complete a Lean Transformation?

This article courtesy of theleanmag, a content partner of the Operational Excellence Society. Ah, so before you get started your first question is “when will we be done?” Seriously, that’s how you think? If it is then my advice is don’t even start. You obviously don’t understand what the term “lean” means so all you…

State of Readiness | Tim Pettry; CI Program Director, Cleveland Clinic

State of Readiness | Tim Pettry; CI Program Director, Cleveland Clinic

Give a listen… My guest today is Tim Pettry, Program Director for Continuous Improvement at the Cleveland Clinic’s Akron General (CCAG) Hospital where he directs the implementation of a Culture of Improvement for over 5,500 caregivers, utilizing the Cleveland Clinic Improvement Model. One of the biggest “take-aways” of this conversation is the difference in syntax…

State of Readiness | Kevin Robinson, Toyota Alumni

State of Readiness | Kevin Robinson, Toyota Alumni

About the Podcast My guest today is Kevin Robinson, Managing Director of OPEX Performance Solutions Ltd and Toyota Alumni; having spent over 28 years at Toyota UK at the Deeside Engine Plant; starting as an Engineer in 1991 and working his way up the ranks until retiring as the General Manager of Manufacturing Operations. Rather…

State of Readiness: Steven Leuschel; Director of Operational Excellence, Guardian Elder Care

State of Readiness: Steven Leuschel; Director of Operational Excellence, Guardian Elder Care

About the Podcast My guest today is Steven Leuschel, Director of Operational Excellence at Guardian Elder Care, with a network of elderly care facilities located across Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Eastern Ohio. He has published several books including;• “Lean Culture Change: Using a Daily Management System”• “The Executive Guide to Lean Culture Change”, a…