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What I Learned About Lean at a Theological Conference

I attended a conference this week where academics from the U.S., Canada, Europe, and other countries addressed thorny theological issues within a lively and growing church movement. I was there to support my son who was one of the organizers. Most … Continue reading

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Time for Leadership – How Standard Costs Impact Company Behavior

There are many things wrong with using standard costing in an Lean company, but perhaps the most dangerous is when standard costing actually drives a company’s behavior in a way that makes Lean unworkable.  Here is an example: Recently, I … Continue reading

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