Successful lean implementations start with a clear view of company strategy and the role of lean in supporting that strategy. Absent that, even committed leaders will lose their way.
If a practice is sound, the use of an effective tool assures practitioners a good shot at satisfying customer needs by standardizing the application of best practices.
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Editor's Note: This is the fourth in a series of articles by Ask the Expert: Lean Leadership's Larry Fast that address the topic of performance metrics.
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This article will establish a construct for practitioners to use in applying Next Generation Lean strategies.
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Investments in lean, technology help Cincinnati manufacturers grow in post-recession period.
Manufacturing Critical-path Time can be used as a next-generation lean metric for order fulfillment lead-time.