Turkeys & Christmas

Mar 19 2013

Lean can deliver quick, bottom line results, however if those results are realised through a reduction in headcount, then the longer term benefits will most likely be non-existent. Why would anyone want to reduce their workload to enable the company to reduce the workforce which of course may include their own job. The intention or purpose behind the capacity increases delivered through Lean is to enable more sales and in turn a greater volume of work to be completed by the same level of inputs.

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March 19, 2013 - (0) comments - Change, Leadership

How Much is Enough?

May 09 2011

Surely there comes a point where the cost of achieving greater efficiency/reduced waste/loss is greater than the cost associated with the waste/loss? As a Lean/TPM consultant I would never say so, but does there come a point when it is […]

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May 09, 2011 - (0) comments - Change, Leadership, Lean