By Sasha Neser If you were to think of ‘lean’ as a pair of glasses you wear to view the potential to increase value and engage the people in your organisation, then ‘green’ […]
A factual understanding of what customers value is essential for a company’s survival. In the book, Lean Thinking by Daniel T. Jones and James P. Womack, the first principle of Lean is to have a deep comprehension what customers value. The earth is our ultimate customer and we must incorporate the thing it values most, nourishment, into our business models and value streams.
Dr. James Morgan is a Senior Advisor at the Lean Enterprise Institute and was formerly Director of Global Body Exterior, Safety, and SBU Engineering at Ford Motor Company during the product led revitalization […]
Every day we observe different drivers and problems for going green throughout industry, society, and science. The scope of sustainability is huge. Not only the breadth of issues and initiatives, but also […]
This is the first article in a blog series following the green kaizen journey of a lean IT consulting firm. It’s easy to be inspired to make eco-friendly changes at the office. […]
Standardized work, a master way of doing things, is a baseline procedure that is continuously improved as soon as one settles into the work and has had the time and experience to […]
Heijunka is an essential practice of the Toyota Production System to maintain a stable and efficient production. It’s goal is to produce goods at a constant rate so that further processing may […]