Tools & Techniques

Frontiers of Lean

14th July 2005 - Daniel T Jones

It is eighteen years since the first western firm, Danaher in the USA, began its lean journey guided by disciples of Taiichi Ohno, the architect of lean at Toyota. Ten yeas ago Jim and I brought this...

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Lean from the Top

23rd March 2005 - Daniel T Jones

Flying to and from Australia gave me time to reflect on what appears to be a significant increase in interest in Lean thinking. Maybe, just maybe, we might be on the brink of a new era for the spread...

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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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