How a Lean Adoption Strategy for Public Schools Applies to Everyone
Presented by Harry Kenworthy
In this webinar, you will learn:
Why Lean fails too often
Why organizational “knowledge” undermines Lean
When and how leadership should be engaged
A “Proven Path” strategy for launching a Lean initiative; how two weeks
means all the difference for success
Harry is Principal and Manager of the Quality and Productivity Improvement Center (QPIC, LLC), a consulting organization he founded in 1984 and has been with full time since 2004. He worked with Dr. W. Edwards Deming in 1983-85 on a series of 2 day seminars throughout the US, sponsored by MIT. He has spoken at over 90 conferences on Quality, Productivity, Lean, and Six Sigma, and has been published several magazines including Quality Progress, Purchasing, and Government Finance Review.
He was one of the first practitioners to apply Lean in the Government sector in the mid-90’s, and was a founder of the Connecticut Quality Council and chaired CBIA’s (Connecticut Business and Industry Association) Manufacturing Council. He is the author of the book Lean Government NOW! and previously presented a webinar for KaiNexus titled “Ten Commandments for Lean in Government (and Beyond).” You can learn more about Harry and his work at www.leangovcenter.com.