4th Annual Management Blog Roundup: Brad Power in Harvard Business Review blog
In continuation of my participation in the 4th Annual Management Blog Roundup, where we have previously reviewedÂ John Hunter’s and Bruce Hamilton’s blog, we will look now into Brad Power posts in Harvard Business Review blog.Â Brad Power is a consultant and researcher in process innovation. His current research isRead More
4th Annual Management Blog Roundup: Old Lean Dude
I have already reviewed John Hunter’s blog for the 4th Annual Management Blog Roundup. My next installment is of the blog Old Lean Dude. Old Lean Dude is from the funny and knowledgable Bruce Hamilton, head of the Greater Boston Manufacturing Partnership and best known as the “toast guy” forRead More
4th Annual Management Blog Roundup: Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog
I am again participating in the Management Blog Roundup, created by John Hunter of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog. You can see all the blog Carnival activity here. I will be reviewing 3 blogs, starting with John Hunter’s. John’s blogging is very open, comes with a sense of curiosityRead More
Lean is about waste elimination, or is it?
Review any company’s slide decks on lean and you’ll likely find a definition for lean. They’re all a little different, but almost all of them center around one common theme: the elimination of waste. So, at least by consensus, this is the definition of lean: the elimination of waste. OfRead More
My internet wanderings
It has been a very busy end of year, and that has unfortunately affected my writing time, in addition to a goal of writing (in general) fewer but more substantive blog posts. My last post generated some interesting conversations and was forwarded by many throughout corporate conversations: 4 myths aboutRead More
4 myths about the principle of "Respect for People"
The principle of Respect for People has received greater attention in the lean community over the past several years. Books, blogs, and speeches have all given attention to its importance. Both companies and customers are made up of people, and the best profits and processes in the world are notRead More