Monthly Archives: July 2012

Make Money by Flowing Part 3 of 4

It is typically more difficult to eliminate the variability of demand and cycle times, so this variability is managed. The combination of lean practices used to manage the variability is known as Pull Systems.   The overall level of demand, … Continue reading

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Make Money by Flowing Part 2 of 4

The ultimate goal of lean is Single Piece Flow, which simply means working on one product at a time from start to finish before beginning to work on the next product. If each process step in a value stream achieves … Continue reading

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Make Money by Flowing Part 1 of 4

As a CFO you are given a business case and asked, “How much money will be make from this?” The outcome of the decision rests with your financial analysis. How would you, as CFO, answer this question about Lean? Your … Continue reading

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