Lean Thoughts

A weekly e-newsletter started to keep the members of the Lean Consortium connected and now shared with a larger community of business excellence practitioners.

16
Feb

Simple 5S+1 — a desktop exercise

This week’s Issue | 17/02/2020

Even messy people believe in organization … just ask my former accountant Bill Mitchell whose office was a true picture of Chaos and would not allow me in his office because according to him he knew where every file was located … but his invoices …

09
Feb

Daily Rport-Outs

This week’s Issue | 10/02/2020

Throughout my career I must profess that I was an extremely lazy manager … especially when it applied to the tactile requirements of my position.  I have always followed the mantra of either 1) Lead 2) Follow or 3) Get out of the way … …

02
Feb

Defining the PERFECT PROCESS

This week’s Issue | 03/02/2020

I believe that everyone either as individuals or part of an organization are constantly seeking to achieve the Perfect Process.  However that Perfect Process will look different depending on your profession or industry but still in your mind it needs to be that Perfect Process …

27
Jan

HUMAN RESOURCE OXYMORON ?

This week’s Issue | 27/01/2020

Fortunately the Resident Love Goddess and I get to travel extensively and interact with a lot of different organizations.  The most common discussion for the past year has been regarding people … how to find them, how to hire them and then retain them.  In …