Month: February 2006

Total 10 Posts

Put People on the Balance Sheet

According to a Trackback at the end of Bill Waddell’s latest inspiring post full of big ideas, there are only 27 hits on Google for the phrase Put People on the Balance Sheet. We’ll I’m adding #28. Thanks to the Flying Aqua Badger for calling this t our attention (who

Continue Reading

Work Hard, Complain, and Do Kaizen

The Director of Human Resources for one of our clients had an “ah-ha” moment about her role in supporting Lean manufacturing and how to combine kaizen with respect for people. After we benchmarked a company effectively involving everyone with kaizen, she asked us with great concern “How can we ask

Continue Reading

Better Safety and Ergonomics through Kaizen

How does kaizen improve safety and ergonomics? A February 21, 2006 article in Occupational Hazards titled Using Kaizen to Improve Safety and Ergonomics gives a good illustration. Citing a need for speedy resolution of safety issues and the involvement of the experts (the people who do the work everyday) the

Continue Reading