Month: June 2012

Don't Waste Your Metrics [Lessons from the Road]

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 06-26-12

My latest column for Industry Week, Lessons from the Road, titled┬áDon’t Waste Your Metrics has been posted. Here is the intro:   Most every company has metrics permeating every meeting, discussion and decision. Metrics are as ubiquitous as email and problem solving and taken for granted to an equal level.

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Standardization, or high agreement (on The Lean Edge)

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 06-18-12

This post originally appeared on The Lean Edge: The question asked is “Are work standards individual or collective?” Standardization is a very difficult topic for most people in lean. The difficulty starts with a past practice and perception that standards are something we give people to force them to do

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