One of the purposes of our annual UK Lean Summit is to address questions that all organizations face when trying to implement Lean Thinking. At our 2015 event, one of the questions posed is “How do the best companies develop and coach Lean leadership to build Lean capability?”
I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and tell you a little more about what’s new at the Lean Enterprise Academy. Firstly, my name is Darren Walsh and I’ll be taking the lead on the public workshop offering from the Lean Enterprise Academy
Why is it so hard to see the financial consequences of lean? Failure to answer this dilemma has derailed many lean initiatives. This is not such a problem if top management really understands the significance of focusing on getting everything to flow right-first-time-on-time to customers.