Yearly Archives: 2012

Free Webinar! Management Capacity: Creating Standard Leadership Roles for the Lean Supervisor

Join us for our free webinar, Management Capacity: Creating Standard Leadership Roles for the Lean Supervisor. Mike Boucher, our Vice President of Client Services, will share his insights. Continue reading

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Simple hospital innovation saves time, money

Premiers looking for money- and time-saving innovations for their health-care systems are turning to Saskatchewan Health’s model of finding efficiencies in unlikely places. Lean Advisors continues to be a strategic partner with Saskatchewan Health for their lean journey and transformation. Watch Video Continue reading

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Management Capacity Program Kicked off at Regina Qu’Appelle

Lean Advisors’ new program designed to free up management time by understanding executive priorities and analyzing management activities, creating Standard Leadership Roles, kicked off last week at Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region and the reviews are raving!
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Lean Advisors Chosen by City of Oshawa to Lead Lean Transformation

Lean Advisors is pleased to announce they have successfully been awarded a contract with the City of Oshawa. Lean Advisors will be leading the organization’s Lean Transformation. Continue reading

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Healthcare Leaders Look Outside for Answers

Applied to hospitals, the term factory sounds like a metaphor for a mechanistic, uncaring environment. Nevertheless, a growing number of healthcare leaders are employing management ideas from manufacturing and other industries to make their facilities more cost-effective and at the same time, more responsive to the needs of patients, their families, and staff. In fact these methods, Lean in particular, help organizations do more with less makes them particularly applicable to today’s healthcare challenges. Continue reading

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Hydro Ottawa Uses Lean to Improve Project Delivery

In late 2010, Hydro Ottawa enlisted Lean Advisors to help reduce project lead times and improve efficiency. One of the challenges of operating an electrical utility is that the grid has to be constantly updated to meet customer demand. This calls for a coordinated effort from many individuals; every time a new building is added, design documents have to be created and approved, parts have to be ordered, and crews have to be allocated. Continue reading

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Lean Advisors Secures Contract With Prince Albert Co-operative Health Centre

Lean Advisors is pleased to announce they have successfully been awarded a contract with the Prince Albert Co-operative Health Centre.
Lean Advisors will be leading the organization’s Lean Transformation Program. Continue reading

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Lean Advisors Chosen to Partner with Assiniboine Community College

Lean Advisors is pleased to announce they have been chosen to partner with Assiniboine Community College for the College’s Process Improvement Initiative.
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Why Lean needs to align Strategic Deployment to Middle Management

Transforming an organization using the concepts and thinking of Lean is a challenge and requires tremendous passion, commitment, proper knowledge and the ability to execute the vision and plan. Leadership usually understand all that but what they miss is how and who element that is going to lead the change and do the actual transforming. Continue reading

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APICS Toronto Selects Larry Cote as Keynote Speaker

Lean Advisors is pleased to announce that Larry Cote, President has been selected as the keynote speaker at the APICS Toronto Chapter AGM event on June 13 2012. Continue reading

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