The New England Lean Podcast — S2 9: GBMP Live! Episode: The High Velocity Edge with Steve Spear

This week welcome Steve Spear to the show – LIVE! From the GBMP Northeast Lean Conference!!

Steven J. Spear is Senior Lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. His book, The High Velocity Edge, has won the Philip Crosby Medal from the American Society for Quality (ASQ) in 2011.

Spear’s research has been acknowledged with five Shingo Prizes and a McKinsey award from Harvard Business Review. His “Decoding the DNA of the Toyota Production System” and “Learning to Lead at Toyota,” are part of the lean manufacturing canon. His “Fixing Healthcare from the Inside, Today” and articles in Annals of Internal Medicine and Academic Medicine have been on the forefront in healthcare improvement. He’s contributed to the Boston Globe and New York Times and has appeared on Bloomberg and CBS. Clients have included Intel, Lockheed Martin, Intuit, Novelis, Alcoa, Memorial Sloan Kettering, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the US Army’s Rapid Equipping Force, and the US Navy.

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