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It’s About Spending, Not Costs – Part 4

Continuing my discussion about what I call “Lean Cost Management:”  I’ve been making the case for a Lean Cost Management System vs. using  “traditional” cost management methods.  Management methods differ widely between the two approaches when it comes to keeping … Continue reading

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It’s About Spending, Not Costs – Part 3

Continuing my discussion about Lean Cost Management: last blog, I made the case for a Lean Cost Management System vs. using “traditional” cost management methods, focusing on Materials Spending. Today, I’ll tackle two more topics: Labor and Machines. Labor Spending … Continue reading

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It’s About Spending, Not Costs – Part 2

Last blog, I laid out my CFO experience (and probably yours) using what I’ll call “traditional” cost management methods.    In this blog, I will lay out an alternate (and I believe much better) way for Lean companies to manage costs.   … Continue reading

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