Category: Manufacturing

Total 135 Posts

GA 139 | How to Use Job Breakdowns with Kyle House

This week’s guest is Kyle House, a lean practitioner with a TWI background. Ron and Kyle explored the Job Breakdown aspect of Job Instruction, specifically how to use the breakdowns and why they’re helpful. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll learn: Kyle’s background

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GA 138 | How to Use Kata to Create Service Excellence with Karyn Ross

This week’s guest is Karyn Ross, an author and lean practitioner who specializes in applying continuous improvement in a service context. Ron and Karyn discussed Coaching Kata, the role of creativity, her book, and much more.  An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll

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GA 133 | How to Create a Visual Workplace with Dr. Gwendolyn Galsworth

Today’s guest is Dr. Gwendolyn Galsworth, an author and consultant who specializes in the visual workplace. Gwendolyn shared her fascinating background with us and explained the importance of visuality. This in-depth conversation is guaranteed to challenge your thinking. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll learn: Gwendolyn’s

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GA 132 | How to Apply Lean to Puzzle Manufacturing with Don Scott

Today’s guest is Don Scott of Buffalo Games, a puzzle and board game company. Don described his take on continuous improvement as well as the challenges that pertain to this unique industry. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this episode you’ll learn: Don’s background and what Buffalo Games

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GA 131 | How to Develop a Well-Rounded Approach to Lean with Chad Vincent

Today’s guest is Chad Vincent, a Lean Leader with an extremely diverse background and a lot of coaching experience. Ron and Chad discussed Chad’s work applying lean in several different industries, and what he has learned along the way. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here. In this

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GA 130 | How to Succeed at Every Stage of Your Lean Journey with Greg Williams

Today’s guest is Greg Williams, Chair Elect of AME and Director of Enterprise Excellence at Aera Energy LLC. Greg shared some of the stories and valuable wisdom he’s accumulated from his impressive lean background. There is so much great information in this episode, you won’t want to miss it! An MP3 version

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