Monthly Archives: October 2012

Performance Measurements #2

Last time I blogged about the differences we find between traditional and lean focused performance measurements.  I summed up my own experience implementing these in many different companies in a simple statement:   In the traditional company, the department dictates performance … Continue reading

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From My Reading File

I just finished reading Art Byrne’s new book.  Mr. Byrne is famous in Lean circles; he’s the leader who pioneered Lean at Wiremold Corporation.  The book is called The Lean Turnaround: How Business Leaders Use Lean Principles to Create Value … Continue reading

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Performance Measurements #1

In some recent blogs, I’ve been writing about some of the unique attributes of the CFO in lean companies – the “Lean CFO.”   Let’s continue this discussion. One the Lean CFO’s primary responsibilities is to understand business performance and explain … Continue reading

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