LeanBlog Podcast #68 – Ben Harrison, Lean from CEO Perspective
Podcast #68 is a discussion with Benjamin G. Harrison, President & CEO of Kaysun, a privately-held manufacturer that, for over 60 years, has designed and manufactured complex, high-tolerance plastic injection molded products and assemblies.
In his role as CEO, Ben is the champion for Kaysun's lean strategy and efforts and we discuss his support for lean in this episode. Kaysun was just named Lean Initiative and Plastics Supplier of the Year by Rockwell Collins, so congratulations to them for that award.
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Key Point from Podcast: "Without active involvement of the CEO and other senior leaders projects come up short. This means rolling up their sleeves and getting their hands dirty." How many CEOs say they support Lean 100% but then delegate the design and the day-to-day management?
Lean is much easier to think about than to do.