GA 108 | How to Use Job Relations to Solve Problems with Oscar Roche

By Jessica Bush Updated on April 27th, 2016

Today’s guest is Oscar Roche, a Director at the TWI Institute Australia and Visual Workplace Australasia. Oscar and Ron discussed TWI, with a particular emphasis on the JR, or Job Relations component.  An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • About Oscar’s background and how he first learned about continuous improvement (3:51)
  • When Oscar was first exposed to TWI (5:08)
  • The quote that inspires Oscar (7:51)
  • The relationship between the three main components of TWI (9:29)
  • All about Job Relations (11:22)
  • The status of the lean movement in Australia (13:03)
  • The corresponding countermeasure (15:40)
  • What Oscar will be talking about at the upcoming summit (17:35)
  • What “Respect for People” means to Oscar (20:28)
  • The best advice Oscar has ever received (22:45)
  • Oscar’s personal productivity habit (24:16)
  • What has surprised Oscar in the last year (25:22)
  • How Oscar recharges and refocuses (26:04)
  • The knowledge or skill area Oscar feels he needs to improve (26:50)

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