Category Archives: Lean Culture

Video: Make Financial Information Useful for Humans

Make Financial Information Useful For Humans, Not Just Accountants from Brian Maskell on Vimeo.

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Why Measuring Efficiency is Anti-Lean

The measurement of people’s efficiency has a long history in manufacturing industries. The design and production engineers calculate the time required to manufacture a product or batch of products. Each time the product is made, the “actual time” is measured … Continue reading

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ARE UNIONS ANTI-LEAN? by David Paino

Unions are certainly under some fire in today’s current business, social & political scene. I’m not joining in on any bashing or political debate on this subject; but I have seen problems arise between labor and management when a company … Continue reading

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