Month: May 2013

12 years of progress, and still moving forward

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 05-31-13

It’s been 12 years since we launched the Lean Learning Center, and 13 years since we started working on the idea. Some things are the same – Andy Carlino and I are still here; and some things change – we’ve added new partners Susan Pleasant and Bill Artzberger. The Lean

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Ford shows a new reflective side, but how far will they take it?

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 05-08-13

Ford has come an incredibly long way in time since Bill Ford Jr. courageously stepped aside to bring in lean thinker Alan Mulally. Lately, they’ve been hampered by the embarrassing problems in relaunching the Lincoln brand through the MKZ. But, in the face of these problems, they are doing their

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