lean tools

Should lean start with 5S? Or somewhere else?

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 01-13-12

I recently highlighted Bruce Hamilton’s blog, titled Old Lean Dude. Yesterday’s post was titled 5S First? I got going with my comments, and that carried over into my own post here. Bruce’s story was between himself and a workshop participant debating whether 5S or kanban should come first in a

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Lean Solutions

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on 09-06-08
[amazon asin=0743277783&template=iframe image] Author: James P. Womack and Daniel T. Jones Publication Date: 2005 Book Description: What's the key message? Lean Solutions is about the waste seen through the eyes of the consumer. By viewing the problems and complaints of consumers, you can find new ways to capture value. Through Read More

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Lean

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on

Author: Jamie Flinchbaugh, Andy Carlino Publication Date: 2006 Book Description: What’s the key message? The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Lean: Lessons from the Road does not center on one primary message. If you had to choose one, however, it would probably be that lean is about more than tools and process

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