National Lean Manager, The Australian Red Cross Blood Service
Embedding a Lean Culture
Why attempts to embed a lean culture do are not successful? The presentation will focus on Blood Service journey and learning since 2013. These learnings have shaped the Blood Service 10 year strategy and highlight key milestones in the next 5 years.
The presentation will discuss the change to approach from transactive team to a transformative team through building problem solving capabilities at the right level within the organisation.
It will be a respectable reflection of the role leadership has played to date and the change in the role of leadership in future.
The presentation will close with the team focus in 2019, critical success factor and team’s performance to date.
WHAT ATTENDEES WILL LEARN
Gain insight into Blood Service’s learnings & reflections
Understand the approach taking to create a lean culture
How to engage key stakeholders and sponsors
How to build Lean behaviours into day to day activities
Management systems & processes Blood Service is utilising to ensure success
Mitra Burns is the National Lean Manager responsible for development and deployment of the national strategy to embed Lean culture throughout the Blood Service. Mitra was introduced to Lean in 2004 when she started at Kenworth Trucks. Since then, Mitra has expanded her expertise in Lean through building capabilities & PDCA thinking in a number of organisations.