11 episodes

Daniel Crawford, founder of Lean Smarts, shares about all things related to lean manufacturing at work, home, and in life. If you want to understand lean, become a lean thinker, and take your leadership to the next level, this is the show for you!

Lean Smarts Podcast: Lean Manufacturing | Leadership Lean Smarts Podcast: Lean Manufacturing | Leadership

    • Education

Daniel Crawford, founder of Lean Smarts, shares about all things related to lean manufacturing at work, home, and in life. If you want to understand lean, become a lean thinker, and take your leadership to the next level, this is the show for you!

    011 – The Underappreciated Role of the Lean Team Leader

    011 – The Underappreciated Role of the Lean Team Leader

    Lean team leaders are critical in the proper functioning of a lean management system. Discover what a lean team leader is, how he or she is different than traditional team leaders, and how to go about creating or finding someone for the role. For the transcript and show notes to this episode go to www.leansmarts.com/011

    • 12 min
    010 – What Lean 5S Methodology is All About

    010 – What Lean 5S Methodology is All About

    In this episode Daniel overviews the basics of lean 5S methodology including sort, straighten, shine, standardize, and sustain. He also looks at the history of 5S, innovations on 5S including 3S and 6S, and lastly a few tips for implementation. For the transcript and show notes to this episode go to www.leansmarts.com/010

    • 22 min
    009 – No Need, No Kaizen

    009 – No Need, No Kaizen

    This story comes from a friend who worked at Toyota's historic NUMMI plant in California. He had a japanese sensei who taught him a profound truth--four words that have stuck with him all his life. Listen in to find out what sets world-class organizations apart from all the others. For the transcript and show notes to this episode go to www.leansmarts.com/009

    • 12 min
    008 – The Crucial Role of Lean Standard Work

    008 – The Crucial Role of Lean Standard Work

    Standard work is an essential practice within lean organizations. It's a recipe for success, the foundation for kaizen, and a reason for sustainable performance. For the transcript and show notes to this episode go to www.leansmarts.com/008

    • 21 min
    007 – Lean Thinking is Scientific Thinking

    007 – Lean Thinking is Scientific Thinking

    Lean is a scientific discipline of continuous improvement. In this episode Daniel explains why lean thinking is scientific in nature, how all the lean tools are the invention of scientific thinking, and offers some recommendations about furthering your lean education. For the transcript and show notes to this episode go to www.leansmarts.com/007

    • 13 min
    006 – Introducing Kaizen: A Way Of Life

    006 – Introducing Kaizen: A Way Of Life

    Discover what kaizen is and what it looks like in everyday life. Daniel offers examples from organizations, his personal life, and Paul Aker's example of 2 Second Lean. For the complete transcript and links to references from this episode visit http://leansmarts.com/006.

    • 10 min

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