At Umbrex, our independent management consultants help clients integrate lean thinking into their operations to drive measurable change throughout the organization. To achieve operational excellence, we help identify opportunities to eliminate waste, improve quality, reduce costs, standardize processes, and instill a work culture of continuous improvement throughout the organization.
Examples of recent projects include:
To learn more about our work or find a lean operations consultant, visit our Lean Operations Practice.
Our consultants find that podcasts are an excellent way to remain up to date.
Here are the top podcasts on lean operations recommended by our members.
Lean Leadership for Ops Managers is a podcast for leaders in Ops Management who’ve had some targeted success with Lean, but haven’t yet built the everybody-everywhere-everyday improvement culture they crave. In each episode, former Fortune 100 Ops Executive and Lean Enthusiast Jamie V. Parker will teach you how to engage your team, develop a Lean culture, and still get your day job done.
A weekly thirty-minute podcast featuring compelling stories from leaders and authors in the Lean, Six Sigma, and Continuous Improvement field like Mark Graban, Jamie Flinchbaugh, Karen Martin, and Andy Carlino. Learn What do they consider their biggest setback or challenge in their lean journey? (Hint: They are just like you, and they got through what is holding you back.) What do they consider their a-ha or success moment in their career? What tools and resources do they use to achieve success? What advice do they give to the individual just starting out on their Lean journey?
What advice do they give the experienced professional to help them achieve next-level success?
Mark DeJong interviews Lean experts and business innovators from around the world focusing on how leaders can best apply Lean principles in their role and business. Topics include Lean Culture, Lean Manufacturing, Lean Healthcare, Lean Production, Lean Enterprise & Lean Startup. www.theleaneffectpodcast.com
Want to be a guest? have questions? please email: Mark@4ppartners.ca
New episodes released every Thursday focused on Lean Thinking, Toyota Kata, Leadership, & Productivity. All episodes available at GembaPodcast.com.
This podcast offers business solutions to help listeners develop and implement action plans for lean process improvement and implement continuous improvement projects, cost reductions, product quality enhancements, and process effectiveness improvement. Listeners come from many industries in both manufacturing and office applications. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/leansolutions/support