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GA 362 | Ethos, Logos, and Pathos in Continuous Improvement with David Larsen

By Jessica Bush Updated on March 11th, 2021

This week’s guest is David Larsen. Ron and David had a great discussion about continuous improvement in both manufacturing and in healthcare. David also shared an interesting case study he worked on to improve employee safety. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The quote that inspires David (3:28)
  • David’s background (6:31)
  • About David’s case study (11:38)
  • What motivated David (13:26)
  • The highlights of the case study (15:42)
  • How they simulated the Bolling mill procedure (18:32)
  • What they learned from having written versus video standard works (21:02)
  • Some of the cultural differences David has experienced (23:21)
  • Their new onboarding process (25:49)
  • What advice David would give his past self (27:29)
  • What David is grateful for (30:46)
  • David’s final words of wisdom (34:40)

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