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Teamwork in a Lean Enterprise

Published: March 25, 2014
Today we’re going to look at the importance of using teamwork to develop a lean enterprise. While it is easy to define what a Lean enterprise is when we talk about tools and systems, it is the intangibles like teamwork that supports the foundation of what we are trying to achieve when implementing a Lean Enterprise philosophy. ... Read more

Organisation and HR – the Lean Way

Published: March 15, 2014
A key element for the lean way is Organisational and Human Resources factors inside our company. How a business is structured, how we train our people and how we work together will be a strong influence for the outcomes of implementing the actions for a lean enterprise. ... Read more

The art of Policy Deployment – Hoshin Kanri

Published: February 28, 2014
Hoshin Kanri, or policy deployment, is one of the most important foundation elements for implementing the lean methodologies across a company. Today we will look at what the definition of Hoshin Kanri and provide a practical approach to getting you started. The aim of Hoshin Kanri, or policy deployment is to design company policies, organizational structure & business systems to autonomously sustain lean practices. ... Read more

Effective Company Lean Leadership

Published: February 7, 2014
What is effective company Lean Leadership? Company Lean leadership comes out of three key elements:- a strong senior management vision, good middle management action plans and proven shop floor results. Each of these levels has key functions to perform in order to create effective Lean leadership. ... Read more