Dec. 19, 2012
-- In a recent Business901 podcast, Use the Lean 3P Process to drive Effective Change,
co-author Dan McDonnell discussed how to use Lean 3P within the organization not only for Lean Product Development but also for any type of change program.
Lean 3P more than just Design ( http://business901.com/
design/ ) is a transcription of the podcast. There is additional links to download the podcast or listen through the Business901 Itunes store.
About the book, Unleashing the Power of 3P: The Key to Breakthrough Improvement:
A go-to guide for 3P execution, this book: Details a proven methodology for successful implementation of even the most aggressive corporate change programs Presented in workbook format with real-world examples. Suitable for beginner, intermediate, and advanced practitioners of continuous improvement. The book outlines time-tested methods that can be applied to any combination of product, process, and facility design to reduce costly redesign iterations and associated delays. Based on a true story, it takes you on a journey as Enterride (fictional company) completes a new production start-up in dramatically reduced time and cost.
Dan McDonnell began his career at a small high-tech firm in Canada, where he initially practiced Lean through a myriad of manufacturing assignments to the level of VP Operations. He spent 14 years with General Electric Company, where he served as a Plant Manager, and eventually as a Manufacturing GM, for 11 different factories over that period. He served for three years as the Manager of the Lean Initiative for GE Transportation where his deep experience with 3P really began. Dan is currently the Vice President of Operational Excellence for Ingersoll Rand.
The Business901 Podcast offers visitors the opportunity to listen to current business topics such as discussions on Lean, Design Thinking, Service Design, Six Sigma and Marketing. The Lean Marketing Lab is an online community, that has been created to further the cause of bringing continuous improvement to the sales and marketing arena. The foundational work is in Lean but you will find a flavor of Service Design and Design Thinking intertwined. Join and receive the four books that make up the Marketing with Lean Series.
About Business901 (http://business901.com
):provides direction in areas such as Lean Marketing and Lean Services. Joe Dager is president of Business901, a firm specializing in bringing the continuous improvement process to the sales and marketing arena. He takes his process thinking of over thirty years in marketing within a wide variety of industries and applies it through Lean Marketing Concepts.
Joe has participated with companies involved in retail, manufacturing, software and professional services along their quality journey. In these companies, Joe developed and implemented sales and marketing strategies. Always being a process thinker, he attached Lean to the way of implementing sales and marketing and has advanced those practices through Design Thinking and Service Design concepts. The Business901 Blog and Podcast include many leading edge thinkers and been featured numerous times for its contributions to the Bloomberg’s Business Week Exchange. Joe has authored four books with the most recent published this year, The Lean Engagement Team.