New episodes released every Thursday focused on Lean Thinking, Toyota Kata, Leadership, & Productivity. All episodes available at GembaPodcast.com.
GA 359 | Pink Tools and Preventing Injuries with Adam Lawrence
This week's guest is Adam Lawrence. Ron and Adam discussed Adam's new book, "The Wheel of Sustainability," including how and why he wrote it. Adam also shared some very moving stories that highlight the true power of lean.
GA 358 | Lean in Higher Education with Thomas Lencki and Dagmar Vlahos
This week's guests are Thomas Lencki and Dagmar Vlahos. They explained all the powerful ways they use lean in higher education in New Hampshire. Thomas and Dagmar also touched on increasing engagement, navigating Covid-era challenges, and more.
GA 357 | Revisiting The Toyota Way with Jeff Liker
This week's guest is Dr. Jeffrey Liker. Jeff explained why he released a second edition of his bestselling book, The Toyota Way. Jeff and Ron also discussed scientific thinking and its relationship to other lean tools like 5S, Hoshin Kanri, and more.
GA 356 | How Standards Prevent Turnover with Jason Haines
This week's guest is Jason Haines. Ron and Jason discussed the importance of having a visual workplace, and how it, along with standard work, can actually help you retain employees.
GA 355 | The Relationship Between Machines and Humans with Prasad Akella
This week's guest is Prasad Akella. Prasad shared his take on the relationship between machine intelligence and human intelligence, and how they can work together in harmony. Prasad also stressed the importance of data and data literacy.
GA 354 | Avoiding the Continuous Appearance Trap with Patrick Adams
This week's guest is Patrick Adams. Patrick recently released a new book all about the concept of "continuous appearance." He explained what it can mean for your organization and its culture, and how it can be prevented.