Do you execute your strategy fully and with great buy-in? Do staff see how your vision,  management & improvement efforts align into a common system and vision? I can help!

  Allow me to teach your leaders to build and apply Toyota Production System (TPS) and best practices to build a deep and wide Culture of Continuous Improvement. Results!
  • Available for private coaching. Call: 254-721-2450
  • Prior Leadership Roles:
  • VP Continuous Improvement, SSM Health
  • Operational Excellence Lead, AbbVie (Allergan pre-merger)
  • SVP, Chief of Operations Excellence, Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Served as Coach/Sensei to 100's of C-level leaders
  • Developer and key instructor at Univ of Texas-Engineering Lean for Healthcare, and Advanced Certificate Programs (2012-2017)
  • Developer/key instructor at Univ of Michigan Lean Programs (2000-2012)
  • The Power of Ideas to Transform Healthcare won a 2015 Shingo Prize
  • Stories From My Sensei won a 2011 Shingo Prize
  • Contributor: J. Liker’s Toyota Way to Continuous Improvement: Ch 10 link
"Steve is a real sensei. His presentations captivate students.  His enthusiasm is contagious. When Steve writes about the TPS House it is not just an abstraction.  It is something he lives. He can vividly picture it in every operation.  He can guide the organization through the journey to build a real system. You will enjoy Steve’s stories that will bring the house to life!
-Dr. Jeffrey Liker, Professor and author of The Toyota Way

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