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The 5 Whys Of Lean For A Root Cause Analysis

A relentless barrage of “why’s” is the best way to prepare your mind to pierce the clouded veil of thinking caused by the status quo. Use it often. -Shigeo Shingo Sometimes everything does not go as you planned. Your best-laid plans may not work out, some tools might break, or wires might get crossed – […]

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2 Impactful Examples of Worldwide Companies Using Lean Management

  Amateurs work until they get it right. Professionals work until they can’t get it wrong. – Author Unknown   Increasingly, companies are using lean management. Lean management is adopted and implemented by companies throughout the world, in order to solve a problem or take operations to a higher standard. In this article we will look […]

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8 practical rules to make an efficient stand-up meeting

 How did it get so late so soon? – Dr. Seuss A stand-up meeting is a quick, to the point meeting that is at the core of the lean management philosophy. Essentially, everyone is standing up throughout the entire meeting which lasts only about 5-10 minutes. When its their turn to speak, they say the […]

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The New Trend of Lean Government in a Nutshell

  A New Word for a New Trend Lean Management originally refers to principles and methods that were developed in the private sector to target manufacturing processes and optimizing them by reducing wastes and improve efficiency. Recently, Lean methods have been applied to a wide range of government organizations too, ranging from our Belgian institutions, […]

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5 Clever Lessons from Walt Disney about Lean Management

What do Walt Disney and Lean thinking have in common? More than you might think. The father of Mickey, Minnie or Snow White was a consummate Lean Thinker long before the methodology became well know. Discover below 5 Lean principles the creator of Disney was following assiduously.  1) Lean Visual Management or How to Optimize […]

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Why Does Lean Management fail?

Why Does Lean Management fail? Lean Management, from the word “lean” which means something without fat, light and well-balanced, is a philosophy that was initially developed by Toyota for its manufacturing systems. It refers to a complex and sophisticated set of rules, tools and principles designed to pursue performance in productivity, quality, delays and waste […]

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How Innovation and Lean Management Work at Harley-Davidson ?

How Innovation and Lean Management Work at Harley-Davidson ? WE understand that sometimes, lean management and innovation can hardly coexist. How can you streamline and reduce costs and variation when you’re always developing something new? But we are also glad to let our readers know that it can actually be done; Harley-Davidson has proved to […]

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Distinguish fake from real Lean Management

How to Distinguish Fake from Real Lean Management ? Lean Management is a way of running a business organization that involves the concept of continuous improvement by way of systematically seeking to achieve small but incremental changes in the processes with the aim of improving quality and efficiency. Lean management aims to eliminate waste of […]

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Taiichi Ohno, Lean Management Sensei and His Tools

Lean Sensei and His Tools In the manufacturing industry, there is a systematic way of eliminating waste – lean production. The whole idea of lean production is ridding manufacturing processes of waste resulting from overburden and waste coming from uneven work loads. Any person who has mastered and teached this skill is called a Lean […]

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How Can You Build a Business Operating System ?

How Can Lean Managers Build a Business Operating System? Business operating systems were already in existences before the term became popular. “It was the codified set of operations and instructions on how to run a specific business. This allows a company to replicate its operations on a smaller scale or for franchises.” Typically, the business […]

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5 Lean Office Management Tips

5 Lean Office Management Tips Lean Management is grounded on solid principles of reducing waste and variance in your supply chain. A lot of other businesses have also started using the same principles on aspects other than their supply chains and production line. You can essentially apply these principles on your communications, customer service, administrative […]

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How to Achieve True Enterprise Transformation

Lean Management – Too Lean and Not at All Mean We think that the Lean management paradigm is important but too near-sighted to bring about true transformational change. If your company only needs a little tweaking then Lean Six Sigma is a great initiative. On a larger scale, however, when the situation is change or […]

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The 5s: Run Your Business Smoothly—Just Like an iPhone

The 5 S To Run Your Business Smoothly—Just Like an iPhone In Lean Management and other process improvement methodologies, you can find a ton of buzzwords that help managers and executives navigate the jargon and intricate set of tips and tricks to manage an efficient and effective company. One of these jargon sets is the 5s, which […]

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Toyota’s Lessons on Lean Manufacturing

Toyota’s Lessons on Lean Manufacturing Toyota’s approach to production is a great case study for companies that want to implement lean manufacturing. Entrepreneurs and managers shouldn’t think of lean as a trend or fad. It’s a solid initiative for boosting your whole company. Toyota adopts lean as simply one integral part of its business philosophy. […]

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Lean Production and Lean Consumption in 2 Minutes

Lean Production and Lean Consumption in 2 Minutes Lean production and lean consumption are really just one part of the lean analysis process of understanding your customers in relation to your business. What companies need to know about clients in today’s fast-paced, digital world is that the customers are dictating the terms and any business […]

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