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Melanie Beaumont, Senior Advisor, Lean Advisors Inc, will be presenting at the International Performance Management Symposium on Thursday November 6, 2014 in Montreal, Canada. Continue reading
It’s no secret that LEAN has demonstrated great success in the private sector for many years. Within the last decade, LEAN has also proven to be effective in healthcare, education, finance, and now government. Given the March, 2014Eighth Report to … Continue reading
On Wednesday, April 16th Canadian Government employees can learn new ways to increase efficiency and better meet customer needs during a half day Lean Learning event offered by the Performance and Planning Exchange in partnership with Lean Advisors. 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.
Lean is aimed at engaging the talents of the Agencys people to eliminate waste, and create value for their customers. With an ever-increasing workload and limited resources, Lean helps to ensure that SAMAs clients and stakeholders needs are successfully met today and for the future. Read More Continue reading
A very commonly-implemented intervention when attempting to mistake-proof a process involving humans is the double-check. Double-checks are, by their nature, waste. Often, double-checks are put in place as temporary stop-gap measures while more effective, value-adding countermeasures are devised and implemented. Continue reading
Mistake-Proofing (or Poka Yoke) prevents mistakes from being made or makes the mistake obvious at a glance, so that corrective action can be taken before a patient is harmed. It’s a common sense approach to create low-cost, effective design changes that reduce errors. Learn techniques for eliminating defects, improving quality and streamlining work. Register Here! Continue reading
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 – Flavour of the Month? Or Major Contributor to Success?” In this webinar, Larry Cote, President, Lean Advisors Inc. shares an objective assessment of Lean 15 years after the concept was coined ‘Lean”. He highlights his own experiences as … Continue reading