Tag Archives: Lean Management

Arrgghh. It’s NOT About Changing Your Accounting System

I work with companies that are serious about being lean organizations. Most of them use Lean Accounting. It is not about changing your accounting system. It’s about embracing lean principles and methods. Lean changes the way they look at management accounting. Here’s … Continue reading

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ARE UNIONS ANTI-LEAN? by David Paino

Unions are certainly under some fire in today’s current business, social & political scene. I’m not joining in on any bashing or political debate on this subject; but I have seen problems arise between labor and management when a company … Continue reading

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What Does This Guy Do?? Role of Value Stream Manager

For many people the role of a value stream manager is not clearly understood. Others incorrectly use the term value stream manager as a substitute for production manager or supervisor in the factory. A Value Stream Manager has full responsibility … Continue reading

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