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Posts Tagged 'Lean'

Money, Motive, Lean & Leadership

Posted on October 22nd, 2016 · Posted in Leadership, Lean, Money, Toyota Principles

My apologies for the length of  this post, almost twice the 500 words I strive for. It started out as two separate posts, but the more I thought about it, the.. read more

Lean: Led From The Top

Posted on July 3rd, 2016 · Posted in Leadership, Lean, Lean Thoughts

  Someone recently observed that middle managers have the ability to “filter” the message of Lean, implying that middle managers could impair their organizations efforts to improve. I would add.. read more

Toyota Principle #4 – Level out the workload

Posted on January 25th, 2016 · Posted in Leadership, Lean, lean tools

Toyota Principle #4 – Level out the workload (Heijunka); Work like the tortoise, not the hare.     Consider the following process: To meet customer demand, you calculate that you need to.. read more

Toyota Principle #3 – Use “pull” systems to avoid overproduction

Posted on October 13th, 2015 · Posted in Uncategorized

It’s been so long since I used a “push” system, I wonder sometimes if anyone still does.  Then I realize how shallow the penetration of Lean has been into the.. read more