The "Everybody, Everyday" Approach to Lean
Watch the brief video at left for an overview of GBMP's Lean training services and workforce development philosophy.
"Continuous Improvement is a philosophical and methodological approach to business that strives to provide ever-increasing value to the customer through total employee involvement in the reduction of non-value added wastes and their associated costs. Continuous improvement is not about the things you do well - that's work. Continuous improvement is about removing the things that get in the way of your work. The headaches, the things that slow you down, that's what continuous improvement is all about."
- Bruce Hamilton, President, GBMP
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The GBMP Training Model
GBMP is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing global competitiveness and employment opportunities in the Northeast United States. GBMP provides customized onsite Lean & Six Sigma training and open-to-the-public Lean & Six Sigma workshops for the manufacturing and healthcare industry. Our Lean Consulting philosophy is based on the principles of The Toyota Production System. As a licensed Shingo Institute affiliate, GBMP offers best-in-class Shingo Model™ training throughout the United States. GBMP also maintains a membership community for Lean practitioners from manufacturing, healthcare, insurance and other industries and coordinates the annual Northeast L.E.A.N. Conference. We also produce an award-winning library of Lean training materials comprised of more than 30 DVDs, including the #1 Selling Lean Training DVD in the world, "Toast Kaizen".
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The first steps in getting your Lean journey started with GBMP are the Operational Assessment and Top Management Briefing.
Take a moment to think about your facility as you read the following seven forms of waste described by The Toyota Production System. GBMP's goal is to educate, empower and energize your people and change the way they think and work to strive to eliminate the seven forms of waste from your processes!