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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 Sustain and Control Your Lean Six Sigma Transformation ? [ 6 – From Performance To Excellence]

There are so many men who can figure costs, and so few who can measure values. Once you have taken the necessary measures for developing and sustaining a Lean culture within the organization, it is time for the evaluation phase of Lean Six Sigma deployment. We now move towards the end of our LSS deployment […]

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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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Improving Continuous Improvement

  Continuous improvement can easily become one of those buzzwords that everyone embraces without fully understanding it. People often believe they are practicing continuous improvement by making a single positive change, for example in the way they manage a meeting, or in providing more listening time for employees, but even these tentative steps tend to […]

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How To Select And Train The Right People For Your Lean Six Sigma Project [ 4- From Performance To Excellence]

There are three kinds of leaders. Those that tell you what to do. Those that allow you to do what you want. And Lean leaders that come down to the work and help you figure it out. – John Shook Selecting and training people for your Lean Six Sigma project is a key ingredient for […]

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How To Select The Right DMAIC Projects And Build Your Transformation Program [ 3- From Performance To Excellence]

  Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable – William Pollard After you have obtained the sponsorship of the executives in your organization, it is time to now move on to selecting projects that will […]

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How To Go About Lean Six Sigma Integration Within The Executive Committee [ 2 – From Performance To Excellence]

There are three kinds of leaders.  Those that tell you what to do.  Those that allow you to do what you want. And Lean leaders that come down to the work and help you figure it out. – John Shook Once you have defined an operational excellence strategy within your organization, the next step is […]

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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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How To Define A Lean Six Sigma Strategy In Your Organization ? [ 1- From Performance To Excellence]

  A corporation is a living organism; it has to continue to shed its skin. Methods have to change. Focus has to change. Values have to change. The sum total of those changes is transformation. ~Andrew Grove Lean Six Sigma is a wonderful tool that can help any organization in the successful execution of its […]

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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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