How lean can help shaping the future? Introduction

Lean, no doubt, is a powerful proven business management system with long track record of success stories (and probably as many failed attempts). In 60 years, Lean made it slowly from Lean Manufacturing to Lean Thinking and Lean Management, from small improvement experiments in industrial workshops to worldwide shared Body of Knowledge. Despite all the … Continue reading How lean can help shaping the future? Introduction

Lean Basics

What is Lean? > Dan Jones and Jim Womack give their definition of Lean James P. Womack, Daniel T. Jones and Daniel Roos wrote The Machine That Changed the World, based on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s study on the future of the automobile and first published in 1990. It was during this study that … Continue reading Lean Basics

Lean Management

Lean Principles Respect for people: it starts with saying hello Lean transformation Lean Transformation Model by John Shook Why I don’t like Lean houses, except one Lean transformation model as TP trees Lean Thinking Value, value-added, value stream Why this lean obsession about waste? If tool age didn’t pave the way of management age Lean … Continue reading Lean Management