Shannon Carver is the principal consultant for Lean Leaders Plus, a consulting firm solely focused on partnering with organizations to improve their bottom-line results. Shannon holds an MBA from Carlson School of Management and a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State University. Shannon has over 20 years of diverse industrial experience and has been consulting for the past 10 years in the following areas of expertise: strategic planning and execution, leadership and team development, and process improvement. Shannon is a Lean expert and Six Sigma Master Black Belt and has helped companies in many different industries (including printing) to transform their cultures, significantly improve their processes, and develop high performing leaders resulting in bottom-line improvements.
A3 has become a popular problem-solving methodology because of its simplicity, effectiveness, and visual nature; however, the real power of the A3 report comes from exposing the problem solver’s thinking and process. This report is fueled by an environment of trust, teamwork, collaboration, coaching, and development. This session will help you understand what A3 is and how it helps develop your organization’s culture of continuous improvement.