This is a collection of Business901 podcasts on Training within Industry. It is about 2-hours in length and features the following guests:
Jim Huntzinger, president of Lean Frontiers, has researched at length the evolution of manufacturing in the United States with an emphasis on lean’s influence and development. He has researched and worked to re-deploy TWI (Training Within Industry) within industry and uncovered its tie with the Toyota Way.
Mark Warren, of Tesla2 Inc. has decades years of experience working with Tier 1 and 2 suppliers to improve their manufacturing productivity and quality. He travels the world to learn and teach about Lean and most specifically TWI.
The practical nature of the TWI program makes it the ideal vehicle to commence leader capability development. So much so, that Oscar practices the skills in his everyday working life. Oscar Roche is the Director of Training Within Industry Institute in Australia.
Skip Stewart made new discoveries about standard work when he transferred to the healthcare industry to introduce Lean practice into Baptist Memorial Health Care, a network of 14 hospitals in the Memphis and surrounding area. It was there he was introduced to TWI and he quickly realized the power of good training practice in the healthcare field.