Listen to Applied Excellence, the new podcast series by the AME Canadian Region!
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Episode 8 - Engagement: Empowering your people with Ryan Tierney and Audie Penn
In Episode 8, Engagement, we hear from Ryan Tierney at Seating Matters on how "focusing on growing and developing people' is the key to lean and we talk to Audie Penn about the important role conversations have in building engagement and creating better communities at work.
Episode 7 - Daily management: Tracking the flow of value with Richard Evans, Nick Anghel, Laura Conquergood and Paul Valideo
In this episode, we take a hard look at daily management and how it propels an organization forward. You’ll hear from four experts who have seen the results that come from this key component of lean techniques.
Episode 6 - Consortia: Powering the 21st Century in Canada with Anne Graham, Dave Hogg, Brian Holmes, Ryan Mecham and Andrew Wynn Williams
The consortium is playing a ever more powerful role today in business. Call it stregnth in numbers, open source sharing, learning from the mistakes of others—there's no doubt that a consortium can be a genuine contributor to a company's success. That's why AME maintains that consoria are so important today. In this podcast, you'll hear from consortia pioneers Anne Graham, Dave Hogg, Brian Holmes, Ryan Mecham and Andrew Wynn-Williams on the value of a local lean learning network.
Episode 5 - Change management with Richard Evans
Change management is something every company faces at some point. The most complicated element of managing change may be understanding how to bring your employees on board. In this episode of Applied Excellence, AME Canada president Richard Evans, who has been helping companies manage change for decades, shares his thoughts on the subject.
Episode 4 - Deep dive into people-centric leadership with Lisa Weis, Ron Harper and Marc Kuzik
People-centric leadership (PCL) expert and trainer Lisa Weis, PCL practitioner and president of Cogent Power Ron Harper and continuous improvement leader for Argus Machine Marc Kuzik deep dive into people-centric leadership - what it is, why it's important and how it provides enormous value to companies. Click play below to listen now!
Episode 3 - People-centric leadership 101 with Ron Harper
This episode of Applied Excellence features a coversation with president of Cogent Power Ron Harper, who has been practicing people-centric leadership for more than 10 years. Click play below to listen now!
Episode 2 - How to do a gemba walk workshop with Michael Bremer
AME Canada president Richard Evans, event facilitator and continuous improvement/EH&S manager for the ESCO Corporation Brad Robertson, and lean expert and author Michael Bremer talk about what's in store for practitioners at the upcoming May 2 AME Canada world-class plant tour at Tremco and the workshop, "How to do a gemba walk" that follows. Click play below to listen now. To learn more or to register for the event, click here!
Episode 1 - Honda plant tour and lean management systems workshop with Richard Evans and Jim Winn
AME Canada president Richard Evans and lean expert Jim Winn talk about what's in store for practitioners at the April 4 AME Canada world-class plant tour at Honda and the lean management systems workshop that follows. Click play below to listen now. To learn more or to register for the event, click here!