Category Archives: Lean Management System

Work by Seeing It. Make it Visual.

Lean organizations of all kinds make strong use of visual management. Visual management means that – as far as possible – people’s work is scheduled, organized, and controlled by themselves, and the information they need can be easily seen on … Continue reading

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You Get What You Measure. Measure Right

There is a lot of truth in the old adage “what you measure is what you get”. This is certainly true for industrial companies and most other organizations. As you progress with your lean journey you will soon find that … Continue reading

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What Does This Guy Do?? Role of Value Stream Manager

For many people the role of a value stream manager is not clearly understood. Others incorrectly use the term value stream manager as a substitute for production manager or supervisor in the factory. A Value Stream Manager has full responsibility … Continue reading

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