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What is Enterprise Lean and How do we Get There?

May 12, 2014
There is a large gap between the theory and the practice of enterprise lean.
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Are You Really Different? Lean Flow for Skilled Repair Work

April 11, 2014
A story about how an aircraft repair facility, made up of many skilled tradesmen, was transformed into an effective lean team.
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Micromanage the Process by Respecting People

March 14, 2014
Micromanagement doesn't have to be viewed as a negative if you manage the process so that team members can be successful.
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Is OEE a Useful Key Performance Indicator?

March 7, 2014
The only good argument for OEE is that at a macro-level in a plant it provides a high level picture of how your equipment is functioning.
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Is Lean a Waste Elimination Program or Striving for Excellence?

Feb. 10, 2014
Focusing on problems in the current state drains our energy, while building a positive future vision to strive for builds positive energy for change.
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Getting Holiday Gifts through Lean: Zingerman's Mail Order

Dec. 28, 2013
Before lean, it seemed to take Zingerman's 50 weeks to recover from a two-week tsunami of holiday orders.
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The Best Investment a Company Could Possibly Make

Dec. 20, 2013
The best investment is taking the time to develop talented people to use their potential to reach the company's goals.
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Lean is Even More Important in Services than Manufacturing

Dec. 13, 2013
If your service organization currently doesn’t practice lean, and you don’t believe it will work for you, here's an experiment that might change your mind.
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Confusion Over Standards: Limits or Basis for Innovation?

Dec. 6, 2013
The standard is never perfectly achieved every time, but with improvement over time it is possible to reduce the variation in processes and then tighten the standard, raising ...