Joining me for Episode #239 is Pascal Dennis, somebody I really respect and have learned a lot from over the years… I’d gladly call him “sensei” (although he and I agree that’s not a term one should bestow upon themselves… see his blog post).
I’m very happy to have him as a guest again for what is just his second time (I thought it had been more frequent). In Episode 96, we talked about his book The Remedy. Today, we are talking about the new third edition of his book Lean Production Simplified.
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In this episode, we have a really good discussion about the book and the new edition, Lean as it’s been extended outside of the factory and into new industries (such as healthcare), Lean mindsets and mental models, what is meant by “accountability” and “holding people accountable?,” learning not to blame, and we also chat a little bit about waste in book publishing value streams, at the end.
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