Lean Principles

Beyond the Lean Tool Box

1st June 2004 - Daniel T Jones

Returning from a visit to Germany I was struck how far ahead we are in the UK. There is now little argument that lean is the way forward and most large manufacturers in the UK and the USA are now...

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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 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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