A collection of articles on Lean processes
Cut the work – not the workforce!
“Process Improvement”, “Rightsizing” and “Operational Excellence” are synonymous with getting ‘more’ out of the business...
Seven symptoms that your company needs to take a Lean pill…
You might be thinking that your company could do with a process review. Try this as a simple diagnostic Y/N checklist...
Lean AND Agile
Historically, Lean interventions have focussed on eliminating waste and building efficiency through process mapping, removing the low value added work...
Resistance to change
Your company needs to change, you’ve worked out what needs to be done and put a plan in place but now what?
Leadership behaviour dictates the pace of change
Leadership support is a pre-requisite for any Lean change: If you want your staff to make changes then they need to be comfortable with the idea and know that their actions are supported.
How to get started with implementing Lean
One of the most commonly asked questions relating to Lean is “How can I remove the waste activities from my business, when we produce so many things or when our range of services is so large?”