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Intersol Group Ltd. and Lean Advisors join forces to form a full service, integrated, top-tier management consultancy firm. Continue reading
When management teams know that they can be competitive with Asia in quality, cost and speed of supply then they quickly must re-examine the importance of dramatically and quickly transforming their current methods and thinking – both culturally (value thinking) and processing. We must not kid ourselves, this opportunity to take advantage of repatriation or re-shoring will not last long. Continue reading
If you missed our July 2013 webinar “Management Capacity: Standard Leadership Roles for the Lean Supervisor,” you can view the recording here. Mike discussed the benefits of the management capacity program and how to free up management time by understanding executive priorities, analyzing management activities, and creating Standard Leadership Roles.
Key concepts of 5 Whys and Fishbone, that are used to solve complex problems and can be applied within your organization. Learn tools and techniques to finding solutions, how to avoid common misuse of the process and
how to apply it for success.
Mobilizing Our Ingenuity Through Good Management-
In this video, Mike Rother shares valuable insights into the importance of ‘structured’ change methodology, called Kata.
At Lean Advisors, we believe Kata is the next major critical concept organizations need to grasp in order to create a sustainable transformation. Mike’s past work on VSM was ground breaking and gave us the method for analyzing processes properly. Mike has become one of the world’s leading experts on Lean. Watch Video Continue reading
Lean Advisors is pleased to announce that Larry Cote, President of Lean Advisors Inc will be speaking at the Taming of the Queue Conference in Ottawa, Ontario on March 21st. The topic of his session will be Taking a systems approach to wait times. Continue reading
Lean Does Work. The caveat is that you must discover the ‘right’ or proper adaptation of the thinking and concept to your unique situation. The Focus in this final section will be that once you have acknowledged the above, you can then begin to search for the proper solution and resources to lead your Lean Transformation and at the same time be aware of some of the ‘red flags’ to keep in mind while deciding on the expertise required.
There were a number of great questions asked by attendees during our Webinar on Management Capacity. Mike Boucher, VP of Client Services at Lean Advisors shared his insights and knowledge. We have provided responses to questions posed at the webinar. Continue reading
The Focus in Part 2 will be to begin to uncover some of the right ways to implement Lean and what some of the key indicators are that you should be aware of.
First, lets alleviate the misconception, apprehension or anxiety that Lean doesnt work. It does work!
The caveat is that you must discover the right or proper adaptation of the thinking and concept to your unique situation… Continue reading
Why Lean? The Approach is Critical
Lean is a strategy and way of thinking that creates more value for clients by eliminating activities that are considered waste. Any activity or process that consumes resources, adds cost or time without creating value becomes a target for elimination. Lean focuses on the client and what the client feels is ‘value’. With our innovative methodology, we eliminate the risk of obtaining only minimal results and ensure your success both culturally and technically. Continue reading