Tag Archives: Performance Measurements

Why Measuring Efficiency is Anti-Lean

The measurement of people’s efficiency has a long history in manufacturing industries. The design and production engineers calculate the time required to manufacture a product or batch of products. Each time the product is made, the “actual time” is measured … Continue reading

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You Want It In A Nutshell? Here’s the Lean Accounting Nut.

Companies that are seriously pursuing the lean journey soon find their accounting, control, and measurement systems need to change to support the new strategy. The principles and methods of lean thinking and practice are quite different from traditional business and … Continue reading

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Arrgghh. It’s NOT About Changing Your Accounting System

I work with companies that are serious about being┬álean organizations. Most of them use Lean Accounting. It is┬ánot 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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