By Jon Miller | Post Date: November 22, 2011 8:32 AM | Comments: 1
The Visual Management webinar with Kaizen Institute consultant Mike Wroblewski was immensely popular, and we are pleased to announce the next free webinar from Gemba Academy.
Webinar: Putting the Continuous Back in Continuous Improvement
Wednesday, December 7, 2011, 1400 - 1500 (Central Time, GMT -6). Sign up for the webinar
Many organizations have understood the word kaizen to mean "kaizen events," or focused week-long improvement workshops. Innovative healthcare organizations, such as ThedaCare and Virginia Mason Medical Center have learned that kaizen events are not enough, that kaizen must also involve a large number of small, low-cost improvements driven by front-line staff.
Mark Graban, who is author of the award-winning book Lean Hospitals, a popular speaker, blogger, a consultant to hospitals and Chief Improvement Officer of KaiNexus. Mark will share his insights about what it takes to make kaizen successful and sustainable, showing examples of kaizen improvements from numerous healthcare organizations, including the practical mechanics for facilitating and managing kaizen.