Larry Baker

Director of Productivity Madison, WI

As Director of Productivity, Larry is responsible for leading a team charged with the successful development, implementation, coordination and continual improvement of Faith productivity. This includes system and process improvements, on-site/project site coaching, auditing key project expectations, productivity time studies, and training to advance productive performance and foster a culture of productivity throughout the organization. Some of Larry’s additional responsibilities include verifying best practice processes and ensuring installation standards and other applicable support processes are being executed effectively and safely. Larry also participates in various cross-functional teams (both internal and external) with a focus on continually improving organizational productivity.

Larry joined Faith in 2010 and previously served as a Senior Manufacturing Specialist at Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WMEP), and the President of Baker Business Consulting, where he specialized in Lean Transformation processes as well as strategic planning and repositioning. He has more than 40 years of experience managing plant and divisional operations with a focus on productivity and continuous improvement.

Engaging Our Workforce via Kaizen to Improve Productivity

Productivity and the Construction Labor Shortage

Productivity Edge II: Simple Ingredients That Fuel Productivity Success

Part I: The Productivity Edge – It’s the Little Things That Count

Faith Technologies’ Productivity Program

Lack of Productivity in the Construction Industry: What’s the Problem, What’s the Fix?

Why Does Productivity Matter?

Effectively Leading with Change

Decision-Making in Lean Construction

How to Position Yourself for Success Through Productivity

Atlanta Snowstorm = Reality Check

Strengthening Quality and Service From the Inside Out

When it Comes to Customer Satisfaction, Everyone Plays a Role.

What’s This “Lean” Stuff All About?

Part 2: The Managerial Grid’s Five Leadership Styles

What’s the Magic – The Key that Unlocks Productivity?