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How Lean is Your Organisation?

26th February 2010 - Daniel T Jones

We are often asked to evaluate how lean an organisation is. How far it has progressed down its lean journey and what its next steps should be. An obvious place to start is to go and take a walk...

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Value Stream management

1st December 2009 - Daniel T Jones

As we emerge from the recession and look ahead old ways of thinking and action will not be enough to meet two big challenges ahead. The first challenge is the growing impact of the web in opening up...

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Lean Summer Reading

26th May 2009 - Daniel T Jones

In the last year or two we have learnt more and more about what makes Toyota’s lean management system so successful. The emerging literature grows by the day and it is hard to keep up with it all....

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Lean Survival

19th March 2009 - Daniel T Jones

Nothing will be the same again and no one can really predict what lies in store for us. However two things are clear First the wave of financial speculation that carried all of us along in recent...

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