Podcast #377 — Ritu Ward on Developing People and Elevating Leaders

Ritu Ward

My guest for Episode #377 is Ritu Ward, an experienced healthcare executive who has had success delivering quality, growth, and strategy while leading high performing teams.

We have known each other for a while through Lean healthcare circles and she presented a webinar in our KaiNexus series titled, “Leadership Behaviors to Guide Effective Change.”

She was, until recently, the Regional Vice President for Mercy Labs in the West Region. Ritu also worked previously for Carolinas Healthcare, in a Performance Excellence role. She's currently looking for her next opportunity.

Today, we'll talk about the leadership styles that help create a Lean culture. She also shares thoughts on how her leadership style had to change during the Covid-19 crisis, thoughts on leading change, and more.

I hope you enjoy the conversation, whether you listen or watch.

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For a link to this episode, refer people to www.leanblog.org/377.

Additional Bio:

Ritu received her Bachelor in Medical Technology from George Washington University, a Bachelor in Biology from Howard University and a Masters in Organizational Management from University of Phoenix. She is a Medical Technologist, a Six Sigma Black Belt, Certified A3 Problem Solver and a Fellow with American College of Healthcare Executives. She is a member of Clinical Laboratory Management Association, National Association of Female Executives, serves as chair of Mercy Women in Leadership for the education committee and vice chair on mentorship committee for Greater Charlotte Health Care Executives Group.

Ritu's Webinar:

Via YouTube — See slides and more via KaiNexus

Thanks for listening!

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