David Brunt

What is a Lean Management System?

12th May 2021 - David Brunt

A well-defined management system is key to meet customer and organisational purpose. The management system is the organisation’s operating system. The way we approach management and improvement....

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What is Standardised Work?

23rd April 2021 - David Brunt

Standardised work is “the most effective combination of manpower, material and machinery.” It is based on three elements:  Takt time  – the rate at which we must complete...

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Lean Remote Working

22nd March 2021 - David Brunt

Is remote working and lean compatible? Lean thinkers talk a lot about “going to the gemba.” “Gemba” (also spelt “genba”) is the Japanese term for “actual place.” It is often used as a...

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Lean and Covid-19 Vaccination

5th February 2021 - David Brunt

Dose 2: At the “Gemba” Observation is key to applying lean to Covid-19 vaccination. A week last Saturday I felt privileged to observe the vaccination process with the people working the...

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