Tag Archives: lean management

19 Lean Blogs Worth Reading

Lean is an endless topic that can be discussed until the end of time. The positive impact on the way organizations work and achieve their goals made the methodology formidably successful and widespread across various industries. The Lean concept appears to be a universal management tool. We’ve sure come a long way since the dawn […]

Lean Agile Management Podcast - episode 2 - What is Flow?

Lean Metrics 101: What is Flow? LAMP ep.2

“Any measurement system can be gamed. However, if I had you game a system, I would want you to game it in getting things done faster” – Daniel Vacanti What is Flow? Is Flow project management just a fluke, yet another mantra in management? What are the core Lean performance metrics and what do they […]

Why “Respect for people” Is the Secret Ingredient of Successful Teams

“Respect for people” is one of the two pillars of Toyota’s corporate culture and the Lean management philosophy. Yet, people think it’s just about being polite. If you ask 100 top-level managers “Do you respect your employees?”, you will probably receive a hundred answers “Of course, I treat employees with respect and dignity”. If your […]

How Continuous Improvement Can Benefit Your Business

What is continuous improvement? The term itself is fairly self-explanatory. It almost seems too simple, but this industry buzzword is about continually improving your business, processes, and way of working. How you go about studying, planning, implementing and evolving that improvement is where it gets more complicated. You need to encourage a philosophy of constant, […]