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  • Sharing improvement opportunities with AVEX company leadership, Nagoya Japan
  • Some of the Drive team at the Kata Summit.
  • Chapman leading problem solving workshop
  • Manny Baerga with Mike Rother.
  • Chapman leads a kanban sizing discussion
  • Coaching Kata Event
  • Drive members with Mr. Kato the Chairman of AVEX Corporation, Aichi Japan
  • Defining format of a project A3
  • Meeting with some of the Masters of Maintenance
  Training Within Industry - Part 2 PDF (352K)
  Training Within Industry - Part 1 PDF (507K)
  Executive Leader Standard Work PDF (249K)
  Leader Standard Work PDF (326K)
  Why Use Consultants PDF (305K)
  World-Class Maintenance - Part 3 PDF (692K)
  World-Class Maintenance - Part 2 PDF (446K)
  World-Class Maintenance - Part 1 PDF (386K)
  Maintenance Prevention PDF (572K)
  Executing the Strategy Part 2 PDF (478K)
  Executing the Strategy Part 1 PDF (322K)
  Year End Newsletter 2016 PDF (622K)
  Drive in Japan Part 3 PDF (374K)
  Maintenance Prevention PDF (650K)
  Strategic Alignment Part 5 PDF (755K)
  Drive in Japan Part 2 PDF (739K)
  Drive in Japan Part 1 PDF (833K)
  Strategic Alignment Part 4 PDF (365K)
  Strategic Alignment Part 3 PDF (395K)
  Strategic Alignment Part 2 PDF (481K)
  Strategic Alignment Part 1 PDF (439K)
  Creating Alignment with the Leadership Team Conclusion PDF (330K)
  Creating Alignment with the Leadership Team Part 13 PDF (518 K)
  Year End Newsletter 2015 PDF (343 K)
  Creating Alignment with the Leadership Team Part 12 PDF (444 K)
  Creating Alignment with the Leadership Team Part 11 PDF (382 K)
  Creating Alignment with the Leadership Team Part 10 PDF (403 K)
  Creating Alignment with the Leadership Team Part 9 PDF (363 K)
  Creating Alignment with the Leadership Team Part 8 PDF (358 K)
  Creating Alignment with the Leadership Team Part 7 PDF (398 K)
  Creating Alignment with the Leadership Team Part 6 PDF (483 K)
  Creating Alignment with the Leadership Team Part 5 PDF (1109K)
  Creating Alignment with the Leadership Team Part 4 PDF (1460 K)
  Creating Alignment with the Leadership Team Part 3 PDF (1082 K) 
  Creating Alignment with the Leadership Team Part 2 PDF (479 K)
  Year End Newsletter 2014 PDF (357 K)
  Creating Alignment with the Leadership Team Part 1 PDF (479 K)
  Teachers at the Top PDF (316 K)
  Dealing with the Current Team PDF (407 K)
  Get the Right People on the Team PDF (457 K)
  Continuous Improvement Part 2 PDF (470 K)
  How a Major Paradigm Shift Aided a Culture of Winning PDF  (1310K)
  Continuous Improvement Part 1 PDF  (390 K)
  Major Pitfalls to Exceeding World-Class Part 2 PDF (358 K)
  Major Pitfalls to Exceeding World-Class Part 1 PDF (351 K)
  The Right Mindset PDF (408 K)
  Make it Easy to do the Right Thing PDF (239 K)
  Nuggets on Leadership 2013 End of Year Newsletter PDF (405 K)
  Pitfalls of Yearend Planning PDF (207 K)
  Respect for People PDF (445 K)
  Respecting Your Extended Network of Suppliers PDF (475 K)
  LMSPI is changing its Name! PDF (543 K)
  VAVE and Thinking outside the Box PDF (474 K)
  Question Everything PDF (545 K)
  Master Manually Before Automating PDF (421 K)
  Elements of Change Management - part 4 PDF (615 K)
  Elements of Change Management - part 3 PDF (554 K)
  The New Year Resolution Phenomenon PDF (457 K)
  Elements of Change Management - part 2 PDF (574 K)
  Elements of Change Management - part 1 PDF (544 K)
  Straight Talk About Unions PDF (502 K)
  Process Orientation PDF (330 K)
  Upstream Managment PDF (469 K)
  Careful - Don't Spill That Coffee! PDF (716 K)
  Non-blaming Non-judgmental Learning PDF (208 K)
  Observe What Is Really Happening PDF (134 K)
  Master Manually Before Automating PDF (131 K)
  Total Systems Thinking PDF (670 K)
  VAVE: Value Analysis Value Engineering PDF (317 K)
  Stopping To Fix Problems PDF (328 K)
  True North Horizon PDF (323 K)
  RCM Making The Unreliable Reliable PDF (368 K)
  4M Makes Bags of Money PDF (340 K)
  The Parable of the Would-Be Craftsman PDF (659 K)
  A Closer Look At SMED PDF (747 K)
  The Core Problem Solving Difference PDF (644 K)
  Labor Productivity Redefined PDF (144 K)
  Metrics- Frequent Flyer Observations PDF (509 K)
  Spring Training PDF (503 K)
  Practical TPM PDF (462 K)
  TPM Outline PDF (480 K)
  The Critical Step PDF (534 K)
  Breakthrough PDF (193 K)
  Handle on Cost PDF (193 K)
  Understanding Value PDF (133 K)
  Cost Cutting Rights PDF (148 K)
  Scary Lean Stuff PDF (184 K)
  The Avalanche PDF (146 K)
  The Eighth Waste PDF (140 K)
  System Pressure PDF (153 K)
  Beginning the Lean Journey PDF (155 K)
  Planning the Lean Journey PDF (141 K)
  Leading the Lean Journey PDF (232 K)
  Six Sigma Basics PDF (145 K)
  Define Phase PDF (641 K)
  Measurement Phase PDF (254 K)
  Analyze Phase PDF (169 K)
  Improve Phase PDF (160 K)
  Control Phase PDF (159 K)
  Six Sigma Basics (Hands-On) PDF (537 K)
  Six Sigma Basics (Leverage) PDF (163 K)