GA 216 | How to Reignite a Continuous Improvement Program with Casey Johnson

This week’s guest is Casey Johnson. Casey and Ron discussed the best ways to help an organization who has experienced a failed CI initiative get back on track. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Casey’s background (1:36)
  • The quotes that inspire Casey (3:57)
  • What causes continuous improvement programs to fail (5L17)
  • Some examples (7:47)
  • Balancing expertise with autonomy (9:25)
  • Casey’s approach (11:11)
  • What Casey does to ensure the momentum lasts (21:01)
  • What “Respect for People” means to Casey (26:30)
  • The best advice Casey has ever received (28:12)
  • What Casey is most proud of (29:30)
  • Casey’s final words of wisdom (30:50)

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