Transforming Your Community Using Lean, Adaptive Problem Solving, and Generativity with Jason Schulist – Webinar with Gemba Academy

Jason Schulist is the President of the Generative Local Community Institute (GLCI). In this webinar, he describes lean methods and approaches that can be used to address the thorniest community problems. He also discusses the concept of the Value Stream of Humanity, continuous improvement, adaptive problem solving, community problem solving, generativity, lean, and project management. […]

Using Lean to Facilitate Social Change – Gemba Academy Interview with Jason Schulist

Jason Schulist is President of Generative Local Community Institute (GLCI), an organization that connects communities so they can better address social issues like homelessness. Jason shared how continuous improvement factors into this important line of work. In this podcast you’ll learn: The quote that inspires Jason Jason’s background, specifically in social change About value streams […]

Wisconsin organizations collaborate to reduce poverty using continuous improvement

Poverty Outcomes Improvement Network Team (POINT) is a first-time, regional driven, initiative focusing on introducing continuous improvement methodology to nonprofits so that they can learn the tools and apply them to their systems and processes in order to accelerate change, improve outcomes and ultimately reduce poverty in Northeast Wisconsin. It was an 18-month initiative, funded […]

Using Quality Improvement Methods to Combat Poverty: Northeast Wisconsin’s POINT Initiative

The Poverty Outcomes and Improvement Network Team (POINT) initiative has provided a results-oriented project showing that quality improvement methods are relevant to the work of nonprofits. The nonprofits involved in the project used quality improvement methods to understand and improve their processes, enabling them to help more people find good paying jobs, housing, and other […]