Without Defined Criteria, (Almost) Everything Looks Good
Show Your Work
Working Smarter, or Just Harder? Thoughts on Standard Work.
Today's Wall Street Journal front page contained an article entitled, "Moment of Truth for Productivity Boom." The article reflected o
Kaizen Principle: Bias for Action
Standard Work Is a Verb
Mark Hamel Interviewed by Business901's Joe Dager
Joe Dager, an expert in lean marketing and founder of the Business901 blog, w
Humility, or What Does Dirt Have to Do with Lean?
The word humility is derived from the Latin word for ground, humus. The notion of ground, earth or dirt makes sense in that humility is a virtue that keeps a person from reaching beyond himself or herself.
Why Bowling Charts? Trajectory Matters!
Strange name, "bowling chart," but it's a simple and powerful tool. It forces critical thinking around breakthrough objectives and facilitates typically monthly checkpoints that help drive accountability, PDCA and ultimately execution.
Leader Standard Work - Chock that PDCA Wheel
Recently, I added a new step to my kaizen event standard work.