What is Value?
TAGS: baseball | bentley | blitz | cheap | chophouse | concessions | consulting | continuous improvement | cow | definition | kia | lean | luxury | operations | process | six sigma | sports consulting | steak | value | what is value As continuous improvement practitioners we are always discussing value-added versus non-value-added activities. We are also tasked with identifying cheaper or cost-cutting alternatives. Employees are considered valuable if they do the …Continue reading →
Lean Oops: Handicap Parking Space
TAGS: bad | blitz | business | cadillac | definition | doubt | escalade | handicap | leader | lean | oops | operations | parking | procedures | process | reasonable | six sigma | sports Yes, I’ve fussed about incorrect usage of parking spots before…but this one is considerably different. This harping is about leadership. There are quite a few things wrong with this photo. …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 →