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The Race of Excellence: Becoming a High-Performance Organisation

1. What is Operational Excellence? “As the lean movement evolved from learning about quality in the 1980’s to learning about the Toyota Production System in the 1990’s to Lean Six Sigma in the 2000’s, … it lost people and it lost purpose along the way.”[1] Toyota did not seek to... Read More

The Top Nine Productivity Myths

A never-ending stream of articles each offer a new answer for how to be productive — or the same answer, re-packaged in a new way. And yet, no matter how many articles we read, most of us feel stuck in our same bad habits. Some of the challenge is that... Read More

Defining Lean Accounting

Lean Accounting is applicable to any company, in any industry, that commits to a Lean strategy. I like to define Lean Accounting this way: Lean Financial Accounting: applying lean practices to accounting processes A Lean Management Accounting System to support any business that is Lean. I’ve also heard Lean Accounting experts... Read More

Technology Optimsed Lean Performance Management System

Using technology to optimise the lean performance management system in service operations Ask a lean professional for their top three reasons why projects fail to reach their full potential and an absence of consistent, complete and trusted data is very likely to feature. Common problem areas include identifying improvement opportunities,... Read More

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