81 episodes

Lean Leadership for Ops Managers is a podcast for leaders in Ops Management who’ve had some targeted success with Lean, but haven’t yet built the everybody-everywhere-everyday improvement culture they crave. In each episode, former Fortune 100 Ops Executive and Lean Enthusiast Jamie V. Parker will teach you how to engage your team, develop a Lean culture, and still get your day job done.

Lean Leadership for Ops Managers Jamie V. Parker

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

Lean Leadership for Ops Managers is a podcast for leaders in Ops Management who’ve had some targeted success with Lean, but haven’t yet built the everybody-everywhere-everyday improvement culture they crave. In each episode, former Fortune 100 Ops Executive and Lean Enthusiast Jamie V. Parker will teach you how to engage your team, develop a Lean culture, and still get your day job done.

    Creating Better Succession Planning for Business Continuity with Kerry Siggins | 077

    Creating Better Succession Planning for Business Continuity with Kerry Siggins | 077

    With the challenges over the last two years, how are you setting your team up for success in the future? Developing leaders to be adaptable and resilient is crucial given how many organizations face shortages, supply chain issues, and rapidly changing markets. 
    In today's episode, Kerry Siggins joins shares how she has expanded her team's skills and how this type of development has resulted in better succession planning for business continuity.

    What You’ll Learn from this Episode
    Developing People to Face ChallengesCreating Purpose Through Autonomy and Communication Building a Cohesive Executive TeamMaking Connections to Reduce Turnover
    Get full show notes and more information here: https://processplusresults.com/podcast/077

    • 31 min
    Reflecting and Planning at Process Plus Results | 076

    Reflecting and Planning at Process Plus Results | 076

    How do you prepare as you start a new year? Do you reflect on your past accomplishments to determine your next steps? In this episode, Jamie shares why reflection is critical and what you can expect in 2022 from the podcast. 
    What You’ll Learn from this Episode
    Jamie’s Favorite Podcast EpisodesThe Purpose of ReflectionWhat to Expect in 2022Get full show notes and more information here: https://processplusresults.com/podcast/076

    • 9 min
    An Answer to the Labor Shortage: Second Chance Hiring with Jeff Korzenik |075

    An Answer to the Labor Shortage: Second Chance Hiring with Jeff Korzenik |075

    What caused the labor shortage, and what is the solution for the future? Almost every business has been affected by the labor shortage, and business leaders want to make sure that they’re not late to the game figuring out how to overcome it. 
    In today's episode, Jeff Korzenik explains what is causing the labor shortage and provides an answer with second-chance hiring. Jeff is a regular guest on CNBC, Fox Business News, and Bloomberg TV, and he is also the author of Untapped Talent, a book on the business case and best practices for hiring people with criminal records.


    Get full show notes and more information here: https://processplusresults.com/podcast/075

    • 38 min
    Kyle Kumpf: Get More of the Right Stuff Done with an Effective Visual Management Board | 074

    Kyle Kumpf: Get More of the Right Stuff Done with an Effective Visual Management Board | 074

    Do you have a never-ending to-do list? Do you have a hard time prioritizing important tasks or get overwhelmed by the items you need to accomplish? 
    In today's episode, Kyle Kumpf joins us to talk about utilizing a visual management board. He believes that when we have simple visual systems in place, we can accomplish great things at work while having more time with our families, hobbies, and interests.  

    Get full show notes and more information here: https://processplusresults.com/podcast/074

    • 29 min
    Can a Kaizen Event Help You Achieve Long-Term Improvement? with Adam Lawrence | 073

    Can a Kaizen Event Help You Achieve Long-Term Improvement? with Adam Lawrence | 073

    How do you improve sustainability? We have all experienced a change that people eventually started to go back to the old way of doing things even though it was beneficial and improved processes. 
    In today's episode, Adam Lawrence joins us to discuss his book, the Wheel of Sustainability, and shares how engaging the entire team during a Kaizen event can create long-term improvements. 

    Get full show notes and more information here: https://processplusresults.com/podcast/073

    • 27 min
    Improving the Usefulness of Your Toyota Kata Storyboard | 072

    Improving the Usefulness of Your Toyota Kata Storyboard | 072

    What is the best way to make a Toyota Kata Storyboard? When I created my first storyboard, it felt like an obvious decision to have a digital board. I travel for work, to see family, and my coaching calls are all done virtually. To me, it made the most sense; however, that changed over time.
    It's Kata time again, and I'm talking about storyboards in this episode. I'm sharing some of my experiences, lessons learned, and why I finally made the transition from a digital board to a physical board.  
    Get full show notes and more information here: https://processplusresults.com/podcast/072

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

theschwents ,

Several Bites of the Elephant

Jamie does a great job breaking lean concepts down into relatable and insightful stories for ops managers to relate to and makes it easy to embrace the concepts because...she used to be one. Her genuine desire to help people implement concepts and her engaging energy will flow into your ears and percolate between them.

GembaGirl ,

Great info, quick listen!

Great info and a quick listen! Perfect for managers…insightful and positive! Great work Jamie!

Bella E600 ,

Not just for ops managers

Jamie totally makes lean leadership relatable to real life. She brings energy and and (dare I say it, fun) to learning how to be a better lean leader. And hey,- you don't need to be an ops manager to learn something form Jamie. Doesn't matter what you are leading - she can make lean leadership concepts pertinent to you and what you are working on.

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