KaiNexus Continuous Improvement Podcast

One of our KaiNexus customers suggested that we share audio from our webinar series as podcasts. We've done that! And we're also adding content from our KaiNexus blog, read as audio book-style podcasts. To view webinar recordings (audio and slides) or to see and download slides, visit http://www.kainexus.com/webinars and then click on the webinar library. To read content from our blog, visit http://blog.kainexus.com. Our webinars feature KaiNexus leaders, such as Dr. Greg Jacobson and Mark Graban, along with noted authors and our customers, talking about continuous improvement, leadership, and operational excellence. Kaizen and Lean are also featured topics. KaiNexus is a software company that is focused on helping spread continuous improvement throughout organizations.

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How to Navigate the Transformation Continuum

Updated a long time ago.

Presented by Roger Chen, hosted by Mark Graban and KaiNexus

In this webinar, Roger Chen, Executive Director of Lean Transformation at IU Health, shares "lessons from the field" based on his experiences in healthcare (and previously in industry).

You will learn how to identify the phases of the Transformation Continuum and adaptation of rapid improvement and project management methods to standardize efficiency and spread effectiveness -- applicable for any setting!

Roger Chen
Roger Chen is the Executive Director of Lean Transformation at IU Health. He is an organization transformation and change management coach, with a history of quality improvement, operations management and leadership development expertise. He graduated with a B.S. in Electronics from DeVry Institute of Technology in 1986, and earned his International MBA from Nova Southeastern University in 1999.

As a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and Master Black Belt, Roger has a unique understanding of the challenges to transition from an existing quality framework to a lean enterprise. He has lead ISO 9001:2000 Certification, Joint Commission compliance, technology teams, and developed materials to teach large organizations nationally and internationally. He has been invited to speak to healthcare institutions in the USA and Latin America on how to integrate lean thinking and leadership development to improve the effectiveness of healthcare operations. His greatest strength is helping others realize their potential while performing their jobs, so they contribute more to their organizations and society while living a better life.

His passion for coaching others to succeed allows him to excel in the development of individuals so they work as a high performing and self-directed team. He believes that lean thinking is critical to solving the long-standing challenges facing our healthcare system.