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Lean Management Approaches: The Role of Lean Leaders

Lean Management approaches are management process that has attracted so much following in the world of business. It is the approach to running an organization supportive of the continuous improvement concept.  It is a long-term management approach that systematically seeks achieving small but incremental changes in order to improve quality and efficiency. The objective of lean […]

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Lean Management in Banking?

After the financial blows the economy has suffered, banks and banking institutions have been searching for ways to effectively reduce their expenditures. They need this to be able to drastically boost their operational model as well as sustain and create a capital buffer as a requirement with financial regulations. Armed with this mindset, fiscal reduction […]

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What is Lean Maintenance?

Lean maintenance has been erroneously thought to be a spin off or subset of lean manufacturing. What business managers failed to realize is that lean maintenance is actually a prerequisite for the success of lean manufacturing. It is an independent discipline under the broad concept of lean management or lean business operation. Definition Lean maintenance […]

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Lean Manager Role and Responsibilities in Management

When it comes to manufacturing and services, there are a lot of point of views about horizontal and vertical management. Most companies have vertical reporting lines. These usually have horizontal communication on the same management (vertical) level. A value stream manager allows the organization to see the process or service as a whole. He is […]

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What is Lean Management Engineering?

Lean management engineering is a concept to boost the efficiency of various engineering segments within manufacturing enterprises. It is a consistent process that helps increase the levels of valid engineering data developed compared to the dollar investment. The entire process entails a straightforward review of the current condition, coupled by several adjustments to handle inefficiencies […]

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What is Lean Management in Insurance?

Insurers know that lean processes and dynamics pave a way towards customer satisfaction. However, many find the whole set-up a challenge to accomplish. The needs and requirements of insurance customers are fast increasing with regards quality of service and processing speeds. In addition, the payoffs from complying with these demands are also fast growing. Especially […]

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6 Lean Management Daily Routines and Habits of Productive Lean Managers

The improvement of understanding is for two ends: first, our own increase of knowledge; secondly, to enable us to deliver that knowledge to others. – John Locke   Lean management daily routines are crucial for success. To make the most out of lean management, the most effective managers know just which tools and habits to […]

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How To Align Your Trainings With Your Lean Culture Objectives [ 5- From Performance To Excellence]

  “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning” Benjamin Franklin Now that you are aware of how to train people for implementing a Lean or Six Sigma strategy in your organization, the next step is to move towards sustainability. Training the right personnel is just one part […]

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Lean Manager’s Problem Solving Techniques: CEDAC

Lean management is a philosophy of management where there is continuous improvement across the board for the processes used in a company. Unlike traditional management where the emphasis is on creating a product or in providing a service, lean management treats operations as a daily exercise in problem solving. From a problem solving standpoint, the […]

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Lean IT Principles and Objectives

Lean IT principles is the extension of the lean management approach to the development and management if information technology services and products. The main objective of lean IT is the elimination of waste in the process because they add up to the cost of the service or the product.  Lean IT principles are currently well known […]

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What Is It Like Using Lean in The Banking Industry?

Lean is not a program, it is a total strategy. – Alex Miller, Professor of Management at The University of Tennessee There is often doubt and confusion as to whether lean can be applied to the financial services industries or not, since it was initially introduced in the manufacturing world. The flow of information is […]

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A Lean Manager’s Philosophy in 5 Bullet Principles

Practice the philosophy of continuous improvement. Get a little bit better every day. – Author Unknown The Lean manager’s philosophy does not directly consist in creating added value for the client. It consists rather in ensuring that the conditions for the employees, who directly contribute to the creation of added value for the client, are optimal. To […]

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How Lean Managers Can Help Big Companies to Act Like a Lean Startup

Everything can be improved. – Clarence W. Barron There are a number of difficulties that a lean manager has to face during the implementation of lean strategy in a big company. These factors include risk-averse cultures, slow decision-making, and conflicting departmental goals among many others that can make it tough for a lean manager to […]

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3 Characteristics of Lean Hospitals

If you want to see the power of lean management, take a step back to observe how well lean hospitals do their jobs. Lean can be applied to any situation- even medical. Hospitals are a strenuous environment where life and death are frequently hanging on the line. Bad performance or timing could literally cost someone […]

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Watch the 9 best Lean Management Speeches from Movies: Braveheart, Whiplash, Wall Street Wolf, Invictus…

Who said Lean Management couldn’t be fun? We decided to give you a collection of the best management speeches you could ever find in the movies. This is the cream of the cream. Enjoy and don’t hesitate to share if you are hooked! If you have any ideas of other speeches from the movies you […]

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