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6 steps to build a strong reliability culture at your plant
Leadership Skills

6 steps to build a strong reliability culture at your plant

Joe Kuhn says best-in-class reliability tools are second to the relentless focus on eliminating waste.
Podcast: Why everyone is faking their KPIs (but shouldn't be)
Leadership Skills

Podcast: Why everyone is faking their KPIs (but shouldn't be)

In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, author and YouTuber Joe Kuhn explains why faking numbers is too easy, and it stunts real growth and gives everyone ...
Podcast: Outsourcing logistics to improve operational efficiency and optimize success
Materials Handling

Podcast: Outsourcing logistics to improve operational efficiency and optimize success

In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, learn how outsourcing logistics can be an effective business strategy.
Podcast: Why everyone on the plant floor is drawn to a dumpster fire
Leadership Skills

Podcast: Why everyone on the plant floor is drawn to a dumpster fire

In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, author and YouTuber Joe Kuhn explores how to build a culture that celebrates reliability champions.
How defining moments can make or break your maintenance program
Leadership Skills

How defining moments can make or break your maintenance program

Jeff Shiver explains how these moments force you to confront the weaknesses in your current practices.
Want to be a better industry leader? Improve your soft skills.
Leadership Skills

Want to be a better industry leader? Improve your soft skills.

"Through that support and coaching, folks get to really explore and practice some things in new ways and just try on new behaviors to see what feels good."
Podcast: When did soft skills in industry become hard skills?
Leadership Skills

Podcast: When did soft skills in industry become hard skills?

In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Lisa Brownlee from Leader’s Imago explains how managers can acquire the skills, support, and coaching they need to ...
Podcast: The one meeting every plant can’t afford to miss
Leadership Skills

Podcast: The one meeting every plant can’t afford to miss

In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, author and YouTuber Joe Kuhn explores the value of a yesterday, today, and tomorrow meeting.
How to avoid an emergency maintenance culture
Leadership Skills

How to avoid an emergency maintenance culture

Joe Kuhn outlines a step-by-step guide to move from a reactive to planned maintenance culture.
Podcast: Say goodbye to robot wranglers at your warehouse, and say hello to virtual command centers
Industrial Robotics

Podcast: Say goodbye to robot wranglers at your warehouse, and say hello to virtual command centers

In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Michael Bearman from Vecna Robotics explores how to solve robot issues remotely without local intervention.
Ask A Plant Manager
Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast

Ask a Plant Manager: Expert advice from Joe Kuhn

Meet Joe Kuhn, CMRP, former plant manager, engineer, global reliability consultant, and cohost of the Ask a Plant Manager podcast miniseries.
Podcast: How maintenance managers fail
Leadership Skills

Podcast: How maintenance managers fail

In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, author and YouTuber Joe Kuhn examines the failure points for maintenance managers and how to avoid them.
Podcast: Material handling goes high tech at Modex 2024
Supply Chain Management

Podcast: Material handling goes high tech at Modex 2024

In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Dave Blanchard shares his takeaways from MODEX 2024.
Podcast: How AI, cybersecurity, and sustainability are affecting industrial asset management
Asset Management

Podcast: How AI, cybersecurity, and sustainability are affecting industrial asset management

In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Inderpreet Shoker from ARC Advisory Group examines how new technologies and priorities are changing asset management...
Ego is the enemy of plant efficiency and optimization
Leadership Skills

Ego is the enemy of plant efficiency and optimization

Joe Kuhn says don't let busy work blind you to the truth on the ground at your plant.
4 ways Six Sigma can improve your supply chain
Lean Six Sigma

Podcast: 4 ways Six Sigma can improve your supply chain

In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, learn how Six Sigma methodology can optimize your logistics operations.
Podcast: How are logistics companies helping plants calculate the carbon cost of their operations?
Supply Chain Management

Podcast: How are logistics companies helping plants calculate the carbon cost of their operations?

In this episode of Great Question: A Manufacturing Podcast, Jason Manganaro from SPARX Logistics, explains how he helps customers comply with ESG regulations.