Monthly Archives: March 2014

In Defense of Accountants

I get tired defending accountants over and over again for a crime they have not committed. Standard costing, as we know, does not work for Lean companies.  What do we do?  We “round up the usual suspects” [i] This often … Continue reading

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It Irks Me

Most of the time I am very upbeat and optimistic about the progress of Lean in US and European companies. I see passionate leaders and down-to-earth, hardworking people making improvement every day. But there is something that irks me and … Continue reading

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