Lean is famous for the results it delivers on the factory floor, but the Lean approach can deliver equal results in the office. In this Lean case study TXM Director, Tim McLean interviews Nexans Olex Cables Australia Sales Manager, Brendan King, about the success of the Lean Sales Office project at Nexans Olex Cables.
The Six Big Losses examine efficiency problems and is a framework about having fewer defects, stoppages and breakdowns. The blog explains the six big losses – how to measure them and how to eliminate them in your business.
So how are companies like Boeing and Toyota enable to find leaders who can lead the various parts of their business in a consistent way? The answer is that these companies consciously work to develop leaders at all levels of their business. They pride themselves on offering a career path for employees from graduation to the C-suite.
Understanding your company’s “Value Stream” is an important part of your Lean Manufacturing journey, regardless of what type of products you are making or services you are offering. Today we will look at stumbling blocks when using the Value Stream Mapping approach in your business.
Following up on the popularity of the “Countdown” Project Management workshops that we ran earlier this year, TXM and Best Practice Network are pleased to announce another round of Countdown One Day Project Management sessions in November. Read More…
Justin Tao, TXM Lean Solutions China Consulting Director, was keynote speaker and workshop presenter at the Lean Transformation Summit in Colombo, Sri Lanka, the first of its kind to be held in this emerging economy. Read More…
TXM run literally hundreds of Lean workshops every year, but it is rare to get a detailed review of one of our workshops from the customer perspective. Therefore we were very excited when Rolf Tennant from Ivyline in Coventry, UK posted this review of his experience on the first day of a Manufacturing Agility Process Lean workshop.