Shingo Research Award for Value Stream Mapping

  • June 21, 2015

This is Karen’s second Shingo Research Award and Mike’s first. The award ceremony took place on May 5, 2015 in Provo, Utah. To learn more[…]

Value Stream Mapping Book Trailer

  • April 10, 2015

This book trailer gets to the heart of what the Shingo award-winning Value Stream Mapping can do for you and your organization. Learn more: Value[…]

Value Stream Mapping and Organizational Healing

  • December 16, 2014

Karen is interviewed by Gemba Academy’s Ron Pereira about her Shingo Award-winning book Value Stream Mapping (co-authored with Mike Osterling), including the role of VSM in[…]

The Outstanding Organization with Gemba Academy

  • December 16, 2014

Karen is interviewed by Gemba Academy’s Ron Pereira about her Shingo Research Award-winning book, The Outstanding Organization, and the four key behaviors for organizational excellence—Clarity, Focus,[…]

Value Stream Mapping with Gemba Academy

  • December 16, 2014

Karen is interviewed by Gemba Academy’s Ron Pereira about her book Value Stream Mapping (co-authored with Mike Osterling), written for leaders in service, office, and knowledge-work[…]

The Outstanding Organization

  • December 16, 2014

Karen is interviewed by Gemba Academy’s Ron Pereira about her Shingo Research Award-winning book, The Outstanding Organization, and the four key behaviors for organizational excellence—Clarity, Focus,[…]

Tips for Building an Outstanding Organization

  • December 16, 2014

Karen talks about her Shingo Prize Award-winning book The Outstanding Organization and offers tips to Swedish managers who want to improve their operations.

The Outstanding Organization with Tal Shnall – Part 2

  • October 1, 2014

Part 1 – https://vimeo.com/107729261 To purchase the book: https://bit.ly/TOObk This is part two of a conversation about The Outstanding Organization with Tal Shnall of Lead[…]

The Outstanding Organization with Tal Shnall – Part 1

  • October 1, 2014

Part 2 – vimeo.com/107729260 To purchase the book: bit.ly/TOObk This is part 1 of a conversation about The Outstanding Organization with Tal Shnall of Lead[…]

Lean Enterprise- About the Field – Karen Martin, M.A. – UC San Diego Extension

  • July 31, 2014

Karen Martin, M.A., advisor and instructor in UC San Diego Extension’s Lean Enterprise Certificate Program, shares insights into a career as a lean process improvement[…]

Value Stream Mapping Book Review on Quality Digest

  • March 3, 2014

To purchase the book: https://bit.ly/VSMbk This is a Value Stream Mapping book review from the February 7, 2014 episode of Quality Digest Live.

Get to Know The Karen Martin Group, Inc.

  • January 22, 2014

To learn more about The Karen Martin Group, please visit our About page or contact us at [email protected]

Building an Outstanding Organization – Part 1

  • January 1, 2014

To book Karen to appear at your event, please contact [email protected] Part 2: https://vimeo.com/83069683 To purchase the book: https://bit.ly/TOObk This is Part 1 of Karen’s[…]

Building an Outstanding Organization – Part 2

  • December 31, 2013

To book Karen to appear at your event, please contact [email protected] Part 1: https://vimeo.com/83166372 To purchase the book: https://bit.ly/TOObk This is Part 2 of Karen’s[…]

Building An Outstanding Organization

  • August 10, 2013

To book Karen to appear at your event, please contact [email protected] In this video view samples from Karen’s latest keynotes.

The Outstanding Organization Book Trailer

  • May 1, 2013

To purchase the book: https://bit.ly/TOObk This book trailer gets to the heart of Karen Martin’s Shingo prize-winning The Outstanding Organization. Hear Karen describe how the[…]

Creating the Improvement-Minded Organization

  • June 27, 2012

To learn more about The Karen Martin Group, Inc., visit https://www.ksmartin.com or contact us at [email protected] These are highlights from a keynote I gave at[…]

OPPD Lean Certificate Program – Project Team #2

  • April 20, 2010

This video was produced by Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) to highlight the results and learning achieving by one of the project teams during the[…]

OPPD Lean Certificate Program – Project Team #1

  • April 20, 2010

This video was produced by Omaha Public Power District (OPPD) to highlight the results and learning achieving by one of the project teams during the[…]

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