I would rather die of passion than of boredom. Emile Zola Introduction Sitting around a dining room table last Christmas, family members talked about how long they all had to their retirement. Some were young, in their 30’s, while some had just a couple of years remaining to that magic retirement date. They all held […]
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Potential Problem: Lean Implementation Success Rate and RFP The low success rate of Lean implementation can be attributed to the disproportionate focus on Lean tools and techniques at the expense of the human factor, as expressed in the RFP principles mentioned in Lean literature (Coetzee, Jonker, van der Merwe, & van Dyk, 2019). Why Select […]
Introduction Having spent 9 years in the role of Vice President, Danaher Business Systems (DBS), I quite frankly found it to be the most challenging professional position of my career. I refer to this position as a Chinese Water Torture. In most jobs, you are regularly measured on performance. I held senior financial, operational and […]
Mark DeLuzio will be presenting a mini-keynote at the next Lean Accounting & Management Summit on September 21, 2018. As a precursor to his upcoming book, he will share why organizations are Flatlining after doing lean for more than a decade and what to do about it. Join us at the Lean Accounting & Management […]
It is with great pleasure that I announce the promotion of Clem Confessore to Managing Director. Clem has a distinguished career in Lean management and has been a Senior Consultant for Lean Horizons over the past several years. Clem is one of the longest running practitioners of Lean Transformation in the USA. He has embraced […]