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Category Archives: Lean Management

What Does L.E.A.N. Mean?

As we approach the 19th year of our annual Northeast L.E.A.N. Conference (less than a month away!), I’d like to emphasize the acronym L.E.A.N...
This entry was posted in TPS, Toyota Production System. Lean manufacturing, Lean Daily Management, Lean Management, 7 wastes. Toyota Production System, Lean Culture on September 11 , 2023.

It's About Time

Our 19th annual Northeast L.E.A.N. Conference (L.E.A.N. = Lean Enable and Nurture) is now just weeks away. This year’s theme, IT’S ABOUT TIME,..
This entry was posted in Silver Toaster Award, Toyota Production System. Lean manufacturing, 7 wastes, LEI, Northeast L.E.A.N. Conference, Lean Management, Lean Culture on August 24 , 2023.

Culture Schmulture

Some time ago, while giving a presentation entitled Organizational Obstacles to Lean, I displayed a slide with the title “It’s Not about Culture”. My..
This entry was posted in old lean dude, TPS, continuous improvement, Management Kaizen, kaizen, bruce hamilton, toyota production system, Lean Management, John Shook, Lean Culture on June 21 , 2013.

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