Category Archives: Strategy

Lean & Six Sigma: What’s The Difference??

WHY:           Lean primarily focuses on how we create value for the customer, rather than on the production or other processes. Waste is anything we do that the customer does not value. Six Sigma primarily focuses on the … 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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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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