Webinars presented by lean thinkers.
Michael Lombard - 10 Lessons from Practicing Toyota Kata
Michael Lombard, a seasoned leader in healthcare performance improvement, shares 10 lessons learned from his first six months of practicing the Toyota Kata approach. Over the course of 300+ "kata-style" coaching cycles with clinical leaders from across his hospital, he has made every mistake in the book... and learned from each and every one.
Karen Martin - Value Stream Mapping: From Tool to Management Practice
Value Stream Mapping (VSM), popularized in Mike Rother and John Shook's landmark book Learning to See, is a highly effective method for improving performance across an organization. However, VSM is commonly misunderstood, misapplied and under-utilized. Properly executed, value stream mapping is much more than an operations design tool. It also results in a more engaged and knowledgeable leadership team; surfaces hidden cultural and organizational issues; and aligns values, resources, goals and priorities.