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GA 364 | Why Continuous Improvement Programs Fail with Peter Christian

By Jessica Bush Updated on March 25th, 2021

This week’s guest is Peter Christian. Ron and Peter talk all about why Lean & Six Sigma programs often fail. They also explain what you can do to prevent some of these pitfalls. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The quote that inspires Peter (2:53)
  • Peter’s background (3:32)
  • Why continuous improvement programs fail (6:41)
  • The balance between relying on external and internal sources (17:19)
  • Ron’s advice to Six Sigma Belt candidates (24:05)
  • Peter’s final words of wisdom (25:23)

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  1. Jenn

    May 6, 2021 - 6:16 am

    The parting words on this episode stuck with me – there’s no “Control” phase, “you’re either getting a little bit better or you’re getting worse”… Is a transcript available for this episode?

    • Ron Pereira

      May 7, 2021 - 8:10 am

      Thanks for listening, Jenn! I’m glad you like it. Unfortunately, we don’t do transcripts for the show.

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