John Abplanalp is Founder and CEO of Tight Lines Advisors. He recently joined Ron Pereira, host of the Gemba Academy podcast for a lively and highly informative conversation. Gemba Academy is a leading provider of Lean and Six Sigma training for individuals and organizations. Their wide-ranging conversation centered on the topic of manufacturing productivity and extended to the many issues and challenges surrounding it.
Listen to the podcast as John shares his insights and advice on a variety of wide-ranging topics, including:
- Identifying and eliminating productivity obstacles and bottlenecks
- Its impact on profitability and competitive positioning for companies
- Productivity’s overall effects on the U.S. economy and U.S. debt position
- The impact of the AI revolution on manufacturing productivity
John tells stories and offers up personal anecdotes from his decades of manufacturing experience. You will also discover his favorite quotation and his tips for leaders in any industry. It’s time well spent.
John is an industry leader with a distinguished career that spans more than thirty-five years. As a highly respected SME, practical problem-solver, strategist, and innovator, he has gained his unique perspective and experience from the bottom up. Throughout this episode, John offers opinions and insights acquired during his years of work with manufacturers. He also provides a of the steps companies can take to overcome the growing challenges to productivity both today and down the road.
Put the power of productivity to work for you. Listen now!