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 May 9, 2015
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Steven Spear

Steve Spear: How do temps fit in with See, Solve, Sustain, Spread

By Steven Spear, - Last updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014
Whether or not temporary workers are a benefit or a hinderance to an organization depends on how senior leadership chooses to employ them. First, we have to recognize that certain sectors have large fluctuations in work load——isn’t HR Block the single largest employer of temporary workers each tax season——that flexing headcount is unavoidable. Second, let’s recognize the dynamics by which exceptional performance altitude is achieved. It depends on having a steep ‘climb rate’ fueled by broad based, non-stop, high speed learning. It is in the learning that the link to positive or negative use of temporary workers comes in. Learning depends on seeing ...

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Sandrine Olivencia

Tom Ehrenfeld: How do Six Sigma and Lean fit together?

By Sandrine Olivencia, - Last updated: Sunday, April 4, 2010
How do Six Sigma and Lean fit together? Is one part of the other? Does one program cover more than the other? Or should the two not be compared in the first place? Please help define each of these programs, and explain how to think about both of them in the most productive way. Finally, elaborate on how whether other programs conflict or complement lean, and how to think about those as well.
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