How Lean in Hospitals Impacts Construction Contractors Interview with Elsa MersereauHost: Ted Garrison
It’s absolutely critical to ask the right questions up front to insure a clear understanding of the client’s expectations, reports Elsa Mersereau, Director of Lean Healthcare West’s Western Division. Listen to Mersereau explain how better defining a project’s requirements can improve profitability for all stakeholders.
Wednesday, 07 March 2012 00:00
How to Work with Clients for Better Project Success Interview with Jennifer GarlandHost: Ted Garrison
Jennifer Garland, Project Manager on a 100,000 SF medical office building for the Middle Tennessee Medical Center, says the key to avoiding the problem of stopping to perform value engineering to get a project back on track, is for the contractor and owner to remain totally engaged. Learn more about this process, and other ideas to improve how contractors can better work with owners to improve project performance, listen to this interesting interview.
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 00:00
Reducing the Chaos and Improving Profitability Interview with Ed AndersonHost: Ted Garrison
Improving profitability starts with the need to focus on the whole project, reports Ed Anderson of Lean Implementation Services of Florida. He adds that this means focusing on the needs of the client. To learn more, listen to Anderson explain how to improve your profitability by focusing on the whole project.
Wednesday, 08 February 2012 00:00
Lean Leadership: Leading Your Construction Business…Beyond Survival Mode Interview with Janette (Jan) Keiser, PE, JDHost: Ted Garrison
“Companies that have continuous learning as part of their corporate culture do a better job because for those companies change is not a four letter word,” advises Janette Keiser of the Keiser Group. As both an attorney and a PE she brings a unique perspective to improving performance through lean construction practices. To learn more, listen to her entire interview.
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 16:32
Lean 101: Uncovering What it Means to Be Lean Interview with George TrachilisHost: Ted Garrison
Listen to George Trachilis, CEO and founder of Global OEM Solutions, explain why lean thinking is essential to your construction business. To take advantage of Trachilis’ offer of a free 5.5 hour web-based learning program on lean thinking, go to www.LEAN101.ca. Click on the login/registration button. On the next page click on the sign-up button, fill out the application and use GARRISON as the coupon code and the course is FREE.