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GA 292 | The Financial Impact of Continuous Improvement with Ron Pereira

By Jessica Bush Updated on November 7th, 2019

This week, Ron Pereira reflects on a blog post by fellow Gemba Academy Co-Founder Jon Miller. Ron reads the blog post, which centers on the financial benefits of continuous improvement, and then adds some thoughts of his own. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • Mistake #1: Not agreeing upfront on how to measure success (3:19)
  • Mistake #2: Improving the links but not the chain (4:34)
  • Mistake #3: Declaring victory too soon (5:58)
  • Mistake #4: Not making changes to supporting systems (6:41)
  • Mistake #5: Assuming that physical results will be visible as financial results (7:37)
  • The comment section (9:12)
  • Involving the financial controller early on (10:45)

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