While it might seem that everyone is doing lean these days, there are many organizations that are still looking to get started. And within the companies doing lean, there are many groups that are looking to get started. But how?
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Companies that are culturally enlightened will not only have a much easier time of implementing the full scope of lean and Six Sigma, but they also position themselves to work on ideas that could be real game changers in their industry....More
It’s not always easy to separate winners from losers ahead of time. This is especially true when deciding on supply chain technology. When it’s a “winning” technology, then it can truly enable a Lean supply chain....More
Ron Kirscht, president of plastics molding firm Donnelly Custom Manufacturing, has built a successful business on short-run production expertise. He's a great advocate for U.S. manufacturing, but he's no cheerleader for America's rising tide of regulation....More