Month: September 2004

Total 5 Posts

Making Standard Work Stick

During a recent sales presentation to a prospective client, the issue of Standardization came up. This company has multiple factories around the globe and is struggling with a lack of harmonization between them. As an example, different lines in different factories would use their own settings on SMT lines, rather

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Lean and Green

Of the week of August 22-28 we conducted a private Japan Kaikaku Experience (Lean study mission) which was a great learning experience for everyone. There were many take-aways in Lean management (of which more later). One of my greatest personal ‘a-ha’ moments was in the area of what leading Lean

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