Month: June 2010

Total 18 Posts

Red Flags in Ronak’s Kaizen Plan

Ronak has successfully implemented 5S and plans to move on to implementing kaizen at his company. His plan for implementing kaizen is: 1. Train employees regarding kaizen, different kind of waste, etc. 2. Launch a tool, an Idea box in which suggestions from the employees will be collected. 3.Quarterly basis

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Summer Seminars in Shanghai

This summer I am working from our Shanghai, China office. My team here has signed me up to lead some seminars. Our China team hosts lean discussion groups they call “salons” so I am looking forward to participating in one of those as well. Topics may include lean leadership, problem

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Your Homework This Week

I just read an excellent post by Jamie Flinchbaugh titled A Call to Action.  The basic premise of Jamie’s thoughts are to stop talking about things… instead take action. So, your homework for this week is two-fold. Read Jamie’s post.  It will take less than 45 seconds as it’s a

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