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Seven Standards for Successful Leadership of Temporary Employees

Published: September 13, 2016
In many industries, temporary employees provide an important and flexible element of the workforce. Many businesses seem to forget that temporary employees are people and that they also require good leadership. ... Read more

Getting the Right Lean Resources for a Successful Lean Project

Published: February 13, 2016
How do you resource a successful Lean transformation. There are lots of different approaches and different types of Lean resources available, but what is the most effective approach. In this blog, TXM Managing Director discusses the pros and cons of the various approaches to lean resources and recommends some practical solutions. ... Read more

What is Industry 4.0 – Something New or just “Ground Hog Day”

Published: January 20, 2016
If you listen to the business media there is a revolution coming to manufacturing. It is called Industry 4.0, a fourth industrial revolution based on emerging technologies such as “the internet of things”, “big data”, advanced automation and additive technologies. So what is new and different about Industry 4.0, what does it change and what should you be doing about it? ... Read more

Lean Culture – “All Good”- Or is It?

Published: July 28, 2015
he term "all good" portrays low expectations and high tolerance for things not being quite right. The listener can interpret it as ambivalent, dismissive or even defeatist. Leaders need to role model excellence and we have a social and professional responsibility to help people understand that improvement is a pathway to a better society. ... Read more