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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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Making Hospitals Work Launch

19th May 2009 - Daniel T Jones

Two years ago we organised the first Global Lean Healthcare Summit in Stratford. This was both an inspiring and sobering event. We all glimpsed the huge potential of lean to improve the working of...

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Crossing the Lean Threshold

12th March 2007 - Daniel T Jones

Lean transformations are increasingly bumping up against a common threshold. We may be very familiar with most of the lean tools. We may also have learnt to see our value streams and how to redesign...

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Beyond Cost Cutting

1st October 2004 - Daniel T Jones

What is in your plan for going lean over the next year? Do you still think of lean as just a programme for eliminating waste and cutting costs? Have you woken up to the full potential of applying...

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