The U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings, Better Plants Program and Challenge has cultivated a community of nearly 200 partners to reduce energy costs, increase productivity, create jobs and improve resiliency.
Instead of wringing our hands about how hard it is to fill manufacturing jobs, let’s attack the problem with the same vigor that we would major customer or cost issues in the shop.
The automaker has created a single group tasked with evaluating how core concepts like kaizen, or continuous improvement, can be applied to new businesses that include car sharing and consumer robots.
There are at least three major unrecognized advantages of instituting lean principles, including better navigating the competitive life cycle.
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Strategy deployment is a powerful way to get the leadership team involved in the lean journey.