GA 302 | Continuous Improvement at Halliburton with Chris Rodriguez


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This week’s guest is Chris Rodriguez, Continuous Improvement Lead at Halliburton. Chris described their journey, including some of the lessons they’ve learned. A MP3 audio version of this episode is available for download here.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The quote that inspires Chris (2:04)
  • Chris’s background (2:49)
  • About Halliburton (3:48)
  • His experience level when they started (4:19)
  • Their approach at the beginning (6:17)
  • Measuring communication (7:58)
  • How the initiative was received (8:56)
  • Lessons they learned in the first year (12:49)
  • Other lessons they learned (13:57)
  • Screening for influence (15:21)
  • Ron’s unique interview question (17:31)
  • What Chris is most proud of (21:37)
  • His advice (22:53)

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