ASQ Influential Voices: Why is Strategy Important?
TAGS: asq | bill troy | blitz | consulting | cost | delivery | hoshin | influential voices | kanri | lean | operations | planning | priority | process | quality | safety | sports | sqdc boards | strategy This month’s entry from ASQ’s A View From The Q blog, written by ASQ CEO Bill Troy, centers around strategy – specifically, what is the purpose of strategy and how …Continue reading →
Lean Oops! – Broken Truck Window
TAGS: blitz | broken | cost | elements | eradicate | fix | lean | oops | operations | patchwork | plate | processes | safety | savings | sports | steel | there i fixed it | tim horton's | truck | window I was greeted by this “There, I Fixed It” in a Tim Horton’s parking lot in late 2011, most definitely a modified steel plate cover for a broken window. This …Continue reading →
What is lean?
TAGS: activities | assembly | atlas shrugged | blitz | consulting | cost | definition | efficiency | efficient | lean | lean blitz | money | operations | process | savings | six sigma | sports | time | transmission | value | waste Before you can run off and start using lean principles or figure out why lean is so important, you have to first ask, “What in the heck is ‘lean’ anyway?” …Continue reading →