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We Found Where Your Missing Tools May Be (And It’s Not Where You Think)

I had a funny experience a while back that illustrates a few lean principles like respect for people and the value of a 3S’ed or 5S’ed workplace. I was spending some time with one of our more experienced production operators. She was very skilled and good-intentioned. I was going about my work and talking with …

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4 Ways to Involve Everyone Every Day

4 Ways to Involve Everyone Every Day

For lean to work in an organization it has to involve everyone every day. There may be other ways to create a lean culture, but this is one way we teach companies to practice lean. It’s because it works. And it’s because if you don’t involve everyone every day there are some very likely consequences.