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Lean CFO in Europe

I am  inviting you to join me for a new series of workshops that I will be leading this fall in Europe. In partnership with three affiliates of the Lean Enterprise Institute (lean.org) I’ll be presenting two days, focused on: … Continue reading

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Data Behind the Wheel for Continuous Improvement

I was working with a company recently on a kaizen event intended to create the future state value stream maps for 2 pilot value streams. I was struck by how many of the people involved in the event were not … 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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