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Mike Micklewright: Why Is Quality So Rarely Central In Lean?

By Mike Micklewright, - Last updated: dimanche, avril 11, 2010 - Save & Share - Leave a comment

I see so many internal Lean “experts” using “Lean” as a means to increase efficiencies and productivity, and therefore, reduce costs.  They still do not see the connection to quality.  They see quality and the reduction of variation in significant product characteristics as something that is outside of the Lean scope and something that should be handled by the quality folks independently of the lean effort.  What a shame!  If you agree with this observation, why does this exist and what can we do to change this perception?

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