Lean Frontiers: Are they differences in getting middle management on board from getting executive management support?
Are there differences in getting middle management from executive management on board for 1) developing the lean enterprise and 2) direct engagement on their part? What are the differences, if any?
Posted on 9 mai 2015
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Jean Cunningham: 4 criteria for good metrics

By Jean Cunningham, - Last updated: dimanche, janvier 27, 2013
What great input from the other bloggers on this question.  And here is what I have learned: If you ask 3 people how a metric is calculated and you get 3 answers, it isn't a good metric. The metric needs to be simple to understand and to measure, because it's purpose is to drive problem solving. If all your metrics are outcome metrics (sales per person, inventory turns, shipments per hour) then add some process metrics. (how often was a sales order entered with incomplete information, number of times with unplanned downtime on the line, orders not entered within 2 ...

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Dennis Sherwood: what could be the 4 laws of “organodynamics”?

By , - Last updated: vendredi, mars 12, 2010
If thermodynamics is the science of getting useful work out of engines, then surely organodynamics is the science of getting useful work out of organisations. Thermodynamics is based on three laws (or according to some purists, four): what three (or four!) laws of organodynamics would you suggest?
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