Tag Archives: Lean

The Market Out There is Frightful, Let It Flow, Let It Flow, Let It Flow.

If you had to sum up lean processes you would likely say “lean creates great customer value and flows very fast”. Lean companies organize around these 2 of the 5 principles of lean thinking. They create a physical and management … Continue reading

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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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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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