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Manage May 12, 2010

Overcoming lean manufacturing challenges

In this book chapter, learn how to overcome lean manufacturing challenges and common obstacles to lean success. Continue Reading

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Manage Sep 01, 2008

Case Study: How Lean Failed

Discover the best implementation practices for lean manufacturing. Find out common challenges in implementing lean manufacturing and learn how to avoid common mistakes. Continue Reading

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By Tracy Alim Problem solve Jul 06, 2009

Recommended books for learning about lean manufacturing

Discover some helpful books on lean manufacturing and discover other ways to learn lean manufacturing, including the benefits of a lean coach. Continue Reading

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Manage Oct 21, 2009

Creating a lean implementation plan

There are many factors to consider before starting a lean implementation project. Make sure to address any questions about systems capabilities, cultural change and leadership before creating a lean implementation ... Continue Reading

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Evaluate Jul 14, 2009

Lean IT principles: A FAQ for CIOs

Lean thinking is the process of incorporating Lean principles into an enterprise. This FAQ shows how Lean thinking works and how IT is benefiting from this improvement methodology. Continue Reading

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By Tracy Alim Problem solve Jul 06, 2009

Starting lean manufacturing employee training courses

Lean methodology employee training courses can be effective if well designed. Find out how to introduce employees to core lean manufacturing concepts including the objectives of lean and how to reduce waste. Continue Reading

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Manage Jul 20, 2010

Tips for developing a lean integration strategy

This excerpt from "Lean Integration: An Integration Factory Approach to Business Agility," offers seven lean integration principles and the skills needed to make them work. Continue Reading

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By Niel Nickolaisen Manage Feb 10, 2010

Implementing Lean methodologies promotes IT, business agility

Implementing Lean methodologies helps IT organizations eliminate wasteful processes and promote IT and business agility, our CIO columnist says. Read more about implementing Lean. Continue Reading

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Manage Oct 21, 2009

Building a business case for lean implementation

Introducing lean thinking to your staff means explaining what lean does and how it will help your business. Identifying your goals, explaining the concepts of kaizen and kanban and setting up lean training programs... Continue Reading

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By Tracy Alim Problem solve Jul 06, 2009

Toyota falling short of its own lean principles

Find out about Toyota's lean manufacturing principles, recent lean manufacturing developments and what Toyota has planned for lean methodology. Continue Reading