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In the pursuit of perfection

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 02-08-11

“Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.” These words by Vince Lombardi encompass a great deal of the lean mindset. Mark Graban at recently wrote about this quote, and so I was reminded of an article I wrote almost 10 years ago. The

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Organizational Design and the Role of HR in Lean

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 02-19-10

This originally appeared on the Lean Career Compass blog. Lean is a human system. And human resources deals with humans, right? So HR should have a pretty active role in lean. In most cases, I see them sitting on the sidelines. This is sad. It’s not that they don’t want

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