Creating a Kaizen Culture and Lean Leadership
Transforming a culture is far more about emotional growth than
technical maturity. Co-written Mr Wroblewski, Creating a Kaizen
Culture explains how to enable an adaptive, excellent, and
sustainable organization by leveraging core kaizen values and the
behaviors they generate.
This presentation will highlight portions of the book on:
About the Facilitator:
Mike Wroblewski, Master Sensei and Shingo Award winning
co-author of “Creating a Kaizen Culture”, has over 27 years of
manufacturing management experience, strong technical skills and
a passion for teaching Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma.
During his career, Mike has held various management and
leadership positions including Industrial Engineer, Manufacturing
Engineer, Manufacturing Manager, Manager of Quality and
Continuous Improvement, Director of Operations and Lean Sensei.
Mike’s journey into Lean manufacturing began in the 1985 while
working for the Hill-Rom Company. Under the watchful eye of
Shigeo Shingo, Mike successfully improved a die changeover from
45 minutes to less then 5 minutes. Mike learned first hand from the
master, Shigeo Shingo, the techniques of the SMED system along
with the early teachings of eliminating waste from manufacturing
Mike has a MS in Manufacturing Management from the GMI
Engineering & Management Institute, a BS in Production and
Operations Management from Miami University and a Six Sigma
Black Belt certification. On the web, Mike is the creator and author
for “Got Boondoggle?” blog site featuring insights and practical
articles on lean manufacturing and six sigma methodologies.