Work That Makes Sense: The Book (1)
March 10, 2020
Hosted by Gwendolyn D. Galsworth, Ph.D.
What can a company expect from associates in terms of improvement and ownership? According to Gwendolyn Galsworth, your host and author of seven books, a great deal more than they ever imagine. Today she begins a new series on her Shingo prize-winning book, Work That Makes Sense. In the words of Brent Allen, VP/Operations at Lifetime Products and its WTMS Champion: “I have been a student of management for 30 years, read countless management books and gone to many seminars. I have never found a better, more powerful system of transformation than Galsworth’s. That comes through on every page of this book. She does that better than anybody.” Listen as she shares why 5S specialists, trainers, and coaches welcomed her WTMS book as an antidote to the array of their own mistakes in trying to implement Japanese-style 5S in the West. As Rhonda Kovera, president of Visual Workplace Inc./Michigan, put it: “...I feel sure that anyone who reads this book will never confuse 5S and visual again.”
Visual Workplace Radio: Let the Workplace Speak
Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel
Visual Workplace Radio: Let the Workplace Speak offers the best in practical tools, methods, and strategies for improvement leaders who want to apply workplace visuality and harness its remarkable cultural and bottom line contribution. Visuality: you can’t get to excellence without it.
Each week, award-winning author and foremost visual workplace expert, Dr. Gwendolyn Galsworth, targets new learning and applications through a range of formats, case studies, interviews with business leaders and topic experts.
Whether yours is a factory, hospital, military depot, bank, office or dry cleaners, get informed, get inspired, get visual. Visual Workplace Radio: Let the Workplace Speak airs live every Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.
Gwendolyn D. Galsworth, Ph.D.
Gwendolyn D. Galsworth, PhD, is president and founder of Visual Thinking Inc. and The Visual-Lean Institute(r), a training, consulting, and research firm in visual workplace technologies. Over a period of 30 years, Dr. Galsworth has codified the field of visuality into a single coherent framework of thinking and application called the 10-Doorway Model.
In 2005, Dr. Galsworth established the Visual-Lean(r) Institute where in-house and external trainers are licensed in nine core visual workplace courses.
Four of her nine courses are now available as on-line training systems (English/Spanish), with more to come. Galsworth is author of seven books, including two Shingo Prize winners: Visual Workplace/Visual Thinking and Work That Makes Sense, available from her website and Amazon.
Dr. Galsworth began in the 1980s as the head of training/development at Productivity Inc. She worked closely with Dr. Ryuji Fukuda to adapt the CEDAC(r) method for western companies, and with Dr. Shigeo Shingo to develop, among many things, poka-yoke for the West. She was principal developer of Visual Factory, TEIAN (operator-led suggestion systems), and the X-Type Matrix.
A Fellow on the Shingo Institute Faculty and former Baldrige and Shingo Examiners, Galsworth has led study missions to some of the world’s finest companies, including in Japan. Dr. Galsworth lives in New England where she happily works, hikes, and writes.