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Executive Certificate Supply Chain : Black Belt

Executive Certificate Supply Chain : Black Belt | lean now | Scoop.it
Développez votre leadership pour la Supply Chain du futur : mutualisez vos moyens, digitalisez vos outils et garantissez votre performanc
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Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? | Mark Graban

Is it a Bad Idea to Pay a Lean Consultant Based on a Percentage of Cost Savings? | Mark Graban | lean now | Scoop.it

Blog post at Lean Blog : The price paid for most management consulting work is based on either a daily rate or some variation of a flat-rate fee based on what is being delivered. Enterprise software pricing is also often fixed. In both cases, the client pays this with some expectation of benefits and even an “ROI” for the customer[..]


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Lean is much more than only a short term cost-saving technique. The Lean consultant also would like to build a long term partnership with the client. My doctor is not payed more if i earn more money because i am in good health, but he is my doctor for years ...

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Michel Baudin's curator insight, March 28, 2014 12:58 AM

I agree with Mark, and I am happy when clients report that they get ten times in benefits what our services cost. A daily fee for work done on site and a fixed fee for deliverables for offsite work are simple arrangements; paying a percentage of benefits, whether cost savings or revenue increases, is a complicated arrangement, conducive to misunderstandings and disagreements. 

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Learning by Writing… by Hand

Learning by Writing… by Hand | lean now | Scoop.it
I’m an early adopter tech geek at heart, and generally am among the first to embrace a new technology.  I love my gizmos, although I focus on how they can be used to streamline and simplify life, not add unnecessary complexity.  But there’s one...
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Ecrire à la main plutôt que de pianoter sur un clavier, une autre manière de poser une situation, de se concentrer, d'apprendre ? 

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5S in Sri Lanka: Passing fad or firm philosophy? | The Sundaytimes Sri Lanka

Over the past few years, Sri Lanka has seen a tremendous increase in the application of the Japanese workplace organization method, the 5S system, particularly

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Michel Baudin's curator insight, January 26, 2013 10:09 AM

A well-written, warts-and-all account of a development I was not aware of. The last paragraph says: "...those companies which have succeeded in embracing it as a philosophy have benefited in numerous ways, financially and non-financially..." And this is as specific as it gets.

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Toyota Way : les 14 Principes du Lean Management | Qualitystreet

Toyota Way : les 14 Principes du Lean Management | Qualitystreet | lean now | Scoop.it
RT @jcQualitystreet: RT @jcQualitystreet: Toyota WAy: les 14 principes du LEAN Management (toujours une bonne inspiration!)
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#lean #agile ...

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Daniel T Jones: Why is lean in sales so hard? » The Lean Edge

Daniel T Jones: Why is lean in sales so hard? » The Lean Edge | lean now | Scoop.it
Creating Level Pull: A Lean Production-System Improvement Guide for Production-Control, Operations, and Engineering Professionals (Lean Tool Kit) by Art Smalley. The High-Velocity Edge: How ...
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Lean manufacturing – where do I start? | Exact Your World

Lean manufacturing – where do I start? | Exact Your World | lean now | Scoop.it
This summer Heliview conducted a market survey, interviewing top logistic and production management in the Dutch SME market space. With the path from idea ... This is the foundation for your new lean manufacturing operation.
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Deming's Point 9 of 14: Break down barriers between departments ...

Deming's Point 9 of 14: Break down barriers between departments ... | lean now | Scoop.it
Deming's complete statement of Point 9 is as follows: “Break down barriers between departments. People in research, design, sales, and production must work as a team, to foresee problems in production and in use that may ...
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Building Value into the New Product Development Process :: Lean ...

Building Value into the New Product Development Process :: Lean ... | lean now | Scoop.it
Using Lean thru Service Design Thinking to drive Continuous Improvement in Lean Sales and Marketing, Lean Services, Lean Design. ... Lean Marketing Assessment · Lean Sales and Marketing Workshop · Kanban · Marketing Kanban Lessons · Personal ....
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Du Xin: Lean Manufacturing Techniques to Improve Working Capital ...

Lean Manufacturing Techniques to Improve Working Capital Control ...
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Sales and Marketing: The Lean Process Improvement Frontier ...

Sales and Marketing: The Lean Process Improvement Frontier ... | lean now | Scoop.it
That chain includes R&D and product development, engineering and design, materials sourcing and handling, assembly and quality assurance, packaging and shipment, and sales and marketing. Most global companies have applied process ...
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Lean Thinking in Business Process Optimization | ReadyToManage

Lean Thinking in Business Process Optimization | ReadyToManage | lean now | Scoop.it
In the early 1980s,Toyota developed a process which they called “Lean manufacturing” as a systematic way to eliminate waste at all levels when they were producing cars. Over time, lean ...
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How is Lean Different From Taylorism? | Michael Ballé | LEI

How is Lean Different From Taylorism? | Michael Ballé | LEI | lean now | Scoop.it
“They are completely different indeed. They differ in their purpose, their practice and their outcomes. Lean is about self-reflection and seeking smarter, less wasteful dynamic solutions toge…
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Lean is about integration not opposition, what can we learn about our predecessors assuming that they may have very good reasons to do as they did. Understand precisely their context to be able to project their good ideas to our own context ...

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Imagination and Creativity

Imagination and Creativity | lean now | Scoop.it
Like many others, I found my first experiences with Lean management to be personally liberating and the most fun I ever had at work.
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De la nécessité de déployer imagination et créativité pour mettre en oeuvre le Lean et de la "libération" des idées qu'apporte le Lean en retour ...

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Livre Blanc Cegos : Croyances et Vérités sur la négociation commerciale | Cegos Formulaires

Livre Blanc Cegos : Croyances et Vérités sur la négociation commerciale | Cegos Formulaires | lean now | Scoop.it
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Négocier dans le respect de l'autre et développer une approche systémique et gagnante dans la relation commerciale, c'est bien Lean !!!

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A prescription for Lean? The Lean Startup :: Lean Sales and ...

A prescription for Lean? The Lean Startup :: Lean Sales and ... | lean now | Scoop.it
Lean Marketing and Lean Sales thru Lean Service Design and Design Thinking. The next step for a Lean Startup. ... Dr. Deming showed how customers and suppliers are brought into, and become part of, the production system.
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Tara Materials Success Story - Georgia Tech GaMEP

The GaMEP at Georgia Tech helped Tara Materials update their production line, reduce their scrap material and increase production by 92 percent. ...
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APPLYING LEAN & SIX SIGMA TO SMALL BUSINESS – PART ONE ...

APPLYING LEAN & SIX SIGMA TO SMALL BUSINESS – PART ONE ... | lean now | Scoop.it
I was lucky to have been one of the first people to learn them and bring them over to the United States from Japan, where I was taught by the best – my sensei – Taiichi Ono, the father of Lean Manufacturing.
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What is Lean IT about? | Differ!

What is Lean IT about? | Differ! | lean now | Scoop.it
Agile is great and helps a lot, but it reaches its limits when touching to HR, sales, management, sometimes also support. IT language we use is not ... Spreading Lean in IT context, mostly in its distributed form is impossible.
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Metrics -- Companies focus on what is easy to measure

Metrics -- Companies focus on what is easy to measure | lean now | Scoop.it

in a recent Forrester report, analyst Craig Le Clair, argues that much of the information companies collect is just noise. “We often focus on what’s easiest to measure,” he writes, “not what’s most important.”


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Are You Humble Enough to be a Lean CEO?

Are You Humble Enough to be a Lean CEO? | lean now | Scoop.it
“Oh Lord, It’s Hard to be Humble … When You’re Perfect in Every Way” Mac Davis If you’ve answered the question with, “Absolutely yes, I am a very humble leader”, you probably are not.  But don’t get me wrong … humility, should not be confused with...
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Eliminate Waste with Lean Business Model

Eliminate Waste with Lean Business Model | lean now | Scoop.it
Tags: lean manufacturing. The United States has created levels of wealth well beyond any other civilization in history, yet much further potential is sitting right under our noses.
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Should Your Manufacturing Company Consider Going Lean?

Should Your Manufacturing Company Consider Going Lean? | lean now | Scoop.it
Companies can reduce operational costs by investing in erp manufacturing systems and applying lean manufacturing strategies. ... This finding is startling in light of today's market. If companies are not consistently improving ...
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Lean Practices Aid Manufacturers in Doing More With Less ...

The 2012 Compensation Data Manufacturing & Distribution survey results found that 72.4 percent of manufacturers and distributors employ the use of lean practices. ...
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