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GA 234 | How to Apply Lean to Transportation with Gary Vansuch, Michelle Malloy, and Geneva Hooten

By Jessica Bush Updated on September 27th, 2018

This week’s guests are Gary Vansuch, Michelle Malloy, and Geneva Hooten of the Colorado Department of Transportation. Together they shared how their Process Improvement program came to be, how it has changed, and some of the challenges they’ve faced. An MP3 version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Their backgrounds (1:29)
  • Their journeys with CDOT (3:20)
  • Their approach (7:43)
  • Facing resistance (9:20)
  • Change management (10:46)
  • Making it happen (15:42)
  • Preparing for new leadership (17:56)
  • What makes their approach different (21:18)
  • Challenges they’ve faced (26:07)
  • Advice for those just starting out (31:30)
  • Final thoughts (36:10)

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