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Are Executives Getting Fake News Regarding Lean Implementation

  If you been a Lean Practitioner for more than a decade I’m sure you can relate to the post today.   When listening to top executives give presentation regarding continuous improvement I’m always encouraged. They didn’t get where they’re … Continue reading

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Is your Lean Champion a Lean Soldier?

For any implementation to be successful it must be driven from the top. I know this isn’t a profound statement and quite obvious, after all it’s written in every modern day leadership manual. But think back to your lean implementation … Continue reading

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Should Lean Be Taught As Science Or Art

I was pondering all things lean while mowing the lawn yesterday. The reoccurring theme was “why does lean training usually sap instead of zap workers”. What is the best approach to teach lean manufacturing, as an art or a science? … Continue reading

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