Category : Lean

February Lean Round UP

A ROUND UP OF ALL THINGS LEAN IN FEBRUARY So a new year and a difference approach to the newsletter. A more rapid fire style with links to Lean items of interest, funnies, resources and stories. Lets ....
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UnLean Lean

My colleagues in the Lean community and I will often share stories of visits we have made to organizations, and/or conversations we have had with others. Often those discussions involve what several o....
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Lean Government

We will all soon be thinking fairly hard about how we are going to vote at the upcoming election….. well some of us will, I guess (I’m not sure everyone in the country thinks things through as ful....
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Switching on lean minds for Lean Transformation

Employees challenged by language, literacy and workplace calculations are not able to easily identify strategic issues that contribute towards poor productivity and performance. Our Lean programme dev....
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The way it’s always been around here…

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Lean & Culture

The Raw and the Cooked. A little over a year ago I was lucky enough to go to the USA and UK for an extended break. Being a bit of a sports fan, I went out of my way to plan one or two special games in....
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Understanding The Lean Principles

Five Lean Principles How hard can it be? Whilst the principles are easy to understand, it surprises me how many organisations forget about them once into their Lean journey. The following document see....
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People in a room

I once heard it said that no-one ever had a great thought in a big room. Apparently there’s something about the room size diffusing one’s focus or looming over people’s imagination and stifling ....
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A Few Funnies…

Another year and we might get rid of it completely…......
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‘Lean’ means total transformation

The word ‘Lean’ has been used throughout the west since Womack & Jones created the term in their now famous text “The machine that changed the world”.....
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