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Jim Huntzinger Highlighted on Lean Whiskey Podcast

Jim Huntzinger Highlighted on Lean Whiskey Podcast The following was pulled from the Lean Whiskey Podcast website. Subscribe to Mark Graban and Jamie Flinchbaugh's podcast for enlightening conversations on lean, management, business, and... whiskey! Episode 17: https://www.leanblog.org/2020/07/episode-17-of-lean-whiskey-show-firsts-3-people-2-pours-3-keynotes/ --------- In Episode 17, after not doing an episode of Lean Whiskey in almost two months, Mark Graban [...]

Kata and sport. A winning combination.

Kata and sport. A winning combination. Lean Frontiers, Inc. is please to welcome a guest Blog Post by Karl Swanke, former Green Bay Packers offensive lineman in the National Football League. Join Karl for a webinar titled "Kata and Sport, a Winning Combination" on Wed, September 2nd from 2:00-2:30 PM EDT. Register for free here. [...]

Manufacturing is the Engine of American Technology Development and Innovation

Manufacturing is the Engine of American Technology Development and Innovation Blog Post by Jim Huntzinger, President and Founder of Lean Frontiers, Inc. Michele Nash-Hoff has presented many times during our annual Lean Leadership Week.  She always has great insight and experience in very relevant subjects in manufacturing and related industries.  In a recent article she [...]

Lean, Economics, and Healthcare? A Lean Frontiers Perspective.

Lean, Economics, and Healthcare? A Lean Frontiers Perspective. Blog Post by Jim Huntzinger, President and Founder of Lean Frontiers, Inc. In the lean community there has been significant work in healthcare.  Compared to only a decade ago, there are a variety of excellent examples of healthcare organizations learning, practicing, improving, and operating with lean practices [...]

What’s Your Kata?

What’s Your Kata? About this article: This article is written by Greg Balfany, Health Systems Engineering, Administration for Memorial Hermann Memorial City in Houston, TX. Greg was an attendee at the annual Kata Summit in February 2020 and will share some of his next steps of learning and experimentation. Below is the first installment. ----------- [...]

Standardization Step Up 2 along with implications for Management and Supervisors

Standardization Step Up 2 along with implications for Management and Supervisors About this article: This article is written by Patrick Graupp and Oscar Roche of the TWI Institute. ----------- In many ways Step Up 1 is relatively easy; now starts the challenge … that can be achieved. After Step Up 1, Mr Kato defines status [...]

Toyota Kata – 4 Lessons Learned from the President of New Hampshire Industries

Toyota Kata – 4 Lessons Learned from the President of New Hampshire Industries About this article: This article is written by John Batten of New Hampshire Industries. Join John for a free webinar titled, "Toyota Kata – 4 Lessons Learned from the President of New Hampshire Industries," Wed, May 6, 2020 1-1:30 PM EDT. Register [...]

Without Work Standards There Won’t be Standardized Work

“Without Work Standards There Won’t be Standardized Work” - Mr. Isao Kato About this article: This article is written by Oscar Roche and TWI Institute. Join Oscar for a free webinar titled, "Without Work Standards There Won’t Be Standardized Work," Wed, Mar 25, 2020 2-2:30 PM EDT. Register today, space limited. ----------- Tracy Defoe responded [...]

Rescuing Victims of Human Trafficking Through Lean Thinking.

Inspirational Story: Rescuing Victims of Human Trafficking Through Lean Thinking. When we heard this inspirational story of lean and TWI in the rescue of victims of human trafficking, we had to share it. This story is brought to you by Jim Huntzinger of Lean Frontiers, Robin Seyfert of Basha Enterprises, and Scott Culberson of Lean [...]

Thanks for Giving!

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