My Webinar on Continuous Improvement and Intrinsic Motivation


Hi, you're invited to view the recording of a webinar that I presented next week — Wednesday, December 11 at 1 pm ET, as part of the ongoing KaiNexus webinar series:

The Power of Alignment and Intrinsic Motivation in Continuous Improvement

Click here to register to view the slides and recording — it's free!

I returned from Japan the day before, so maybe you might want to tune in to see if jetlag interferes with my ability to be coherent.

My presentation was an updated version of a talk that I delivered a few years back at the KaiNexus User Conference. It's always interesting to go back and reflect on a talk from years past, since I try to keep learning and I end up with new experiences along the way.

Some of those experiences have been taking place in Japan, where I've heard leaders talk about the need for intrinsic motivation in Kaizen, saying things like:

  • Kaizen is voluntary
  • We do not force Kaizen
  • We are careful to not have a quota

We can do many things as leaders to encourage Kaizen, and that doesn't mean that we have to rely on quotas, incentives, or other extrinsic motivation…

Here is the recording video via YouTube:

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Mark Graban
Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized consultant, author, and professional speaker, and podcaster with experience in healthcare, manufacturing, and startups. Mark's new book is The Mistakes That Make Us: Cultivating a Culture of Learning and Innovation. He is also the author of Measures of Success: React Less, Lead Better, Improve More, the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, and the anthology Practicing Lean. Mark is also a Senior Advisor to the technology company KaiNexus.


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