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LEAN DECISION MAKING: Part 2 – A Better LEAN Way

Last blog, I made the case for why standard costing is a poor, non-Lean way to make decisions in a Lean company.  In case you missed it, here’s the link: http://blog.maskell.com/?p=894   You may agree or disagree. This time, I want … 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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LEAN DECISION MAKING: Part 1 – Making the Leap

Lately, I’ve been blogging a lot about the role and responsibilities of the CFO in Lean Companies. Now it’s time to get down to your single most important responsibility as a CFO in a Lean company  – removing standard costing, … Continue reading

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