Lean Blog Audio — 295: GE’s CEO Larry Culp Goes to the Gemba, Looks to Understand the Real Reality


Here’s an article from Bloomberg BusinessWeek:

GE’s Larry Culp Faces Ultimate CEO Test in Trying to Save a Once-Great Company

Very early on, the article mentions Culp’s advocacy for “Toyota-style lean manufacturing.” Or is he pushing “Danaher-style lean manufacturing” and is that different? And does that matter?

Culp was “in his element” visiting a GE factory in Pensacola — can that be said about most CEOs?

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