GA 371 | Adopting a Learning-Based Approach to Lean with Scott Keenan

This week’s guest is Scott Keenan. Scott described his continuous improvement journey, and the work he’s been doing with Alan Wire. Ron and Scott also discussed our Toyota Kata course, and Alan Wire’s experience with Kata in the Classroom. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn: 

  • The quote that Scott likes (3:21)
  • Scott’s background (4:12)
  • His continuous improvement journey (5:40)
  • Some of the challenges they’ve overcome (9:46)
  • Why they do continuous improvement (11:14)
  • Their journey with Toyota Kata (14:43)
  • Getting people bought into a new concept (18:34)
  • How “Kata in the Classroom” helped (22:33)
  • The Domino exercise (25:13)
  • Scott’s final words of wisdom (30:34)

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