This week on the podcast, I’m talking with Chris Burnham. Chris has twenty years of experience with learning and coaching Lean and Continuous Improvement principles and his career has spanned a variety of roles from front-line servant leader to responsibility for Global Continuous Improvement Programs. Chris is also the host of The Lean Leadership Podcast.
In this episode, Chris and I talk about growing technology in Lean and continuous improvement and how leaders and teams can adapt to the changes.
What You’ll Learn This Episode:
- How leaders and technology can work together
- What makes a great lean leader and how leaders are changing
- What it take for organizations to see Process Improvement as a necessary part of the organization
- Diagnosing when technology is holding back your organization when it comes to continuous improvement
- Why you need to be adaptive
- How technology is changing the work environment
About the Guest:
Chris Burnham has twenty years of experience with learning and coaching Lean and Continuous Improvement principles. His career has spanned a variety of roles from front-line servant leader to responsibility for Global Continuous Improvement Programs. Chris has had the opportunity to work with a diverse group of industries, including manufacturing and fulfillment, financial services, food and beverage, and medical devices. Many of the companies that Chris has worked with are brands that you would recognize every day. Chris’ passion is helping organizations and teams build cultures of problem solvers that engage every employee in the work of improvement.
He is a Six Sigma Black Belt and holds his B.S. from Western Carolina University. Chris has been the host of The Lean Leadership Podcast since 2105. He is currently Senior Director, Lean Strategy at KaiNexus, a software company based in Austin, Texas, whose mission is to Spread Continuous Improvement.
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