Retail & Hospitality

How Lean Are You?

1st April 2004 - Daniel T Jones

I am often asked, how does a company know how lean they are? My answer is always, not by looking over your shoulder at your competitors or by counting the number of Kaizen events you have run....

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Lean Allies in the Office

1st February 2004 - Daniel T Jones

Everywhere I go it is increasingly obvious that Lean principles cannot progress in operations alone. Once you begin to straighten out your physical flows you have to involve all the supporting...

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Lean Beyond Manufacturing

1st January 2004 - Daniel T Jones

One of the strongest reasons for supporting Lean manufacturing is because it is the prime source of leading edge management skills. Designing an aeroplane with millions of parts and assembling three...

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