Author: Todd Phillips

Take a Gemba Walk

December 13, 2019

To truly understand what was happening on the factory floor, Taiichi Ohno, the creator of the Toyota Production System, advocated for something called the “Gemba Walk.” The idea was for managers and leaders to regularly walk around the factory and …

Embrace change, but faster

October 21, 2019

Despite the barrage of messages that change is afoot and all around them, most dealers I talked with at the Western Canadian Dealers Summit in Banff, Alta., seemed mostly reassured and confident. Most dealer conferences in the past decade or …

ABSC grads celebrated at Georgian

October 16, 2019

The latest batch of freshly-minted automotive industry grads were honoured on October 10 at the annual convocation ceremony at Georgian College. The ceremony brought together auto industry leaders, friends, family and supporters who cheered the newest graduates as they start …