Is trust essential for lean success?

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 03-02-20

This article was originally was published in the Lean Mag   There are many valuable books and knowledgeable speakers who offer informed opinions about what is needed to make a lean journey successful. Trust, or a culture of trust, will often make that list. But how much does trust matter?

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How to Train Without Training

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 07-21-11

This post is part of my column for Industry Week called Lessons from the Road and is now available. “Just because we don’t have training dollars to invest does not mean that we can’t develop our people. People development requires momentum; if we aren’t moving forward, we’re falling behind. There

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Lessons from the Road: Surfacing Problems Daily

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 03-21-11

This month I am starting a new column for Industry Week. The title of the column is Lessons from the Road. Lessons from the Road is the subtitle of our book The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Lean. In this new column, I hope to provide pragmatic and actionable advice for companies

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A Fond Farewell, and a New Beginning

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 02-03-11

This is my last column of Leading Lean for Assembly Magazine. After 5 years and 55 columns, it is time to move on. The column can be found here. I will soon be starting a new column very soon for Industry Week magazine. The title will be Lessons from the

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