Monthly Archives: May 2013

Bad Accounting Costs You Very Dearly

In my kind of work I get to meet up with a lot of good people in manufacturing, healthcare, financial services and other companies. Often we get into a discussion about how accounting systems need to change for companies on … Continue reading

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THE THREE RULES OF BUSINESS SUCCESS (According to Michael Raynor and Mumtz Ahmed, HBR April 2013) A casual reading of the Harvard Business Review article by Michael Raynor & Mumtaz Ahmed might lead you to think that this is another … Continue reading

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Planes, Lanes, and Value Stream Flow.

What’s the Point of “Point Kaizen”? It’s a common problem for companies to do “point kaizen”. This is where an improvement project is done with regard to just one step in the larger process or value stream. They are trying … Continue reading

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