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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Jacques Chaize: How is Lean to be Maintained in the Long Term?

By , - Last updated: Wednesday, February 10, 2010
"We've been working with lean for several years and have had significant results, both financially and in terms of changing behavior. Still Tom Ehrenfeld's earlier question on finding a good balance between pushing people to progress and supporting them in difficult situations remains very relevant. We seem to regularly backslide in our lean efforts, and then have to climb back up again by exerting pressure. The question is: how is lean to be maintained in the long term? Even Toyota seems to be struggling these days, does it ever become part of the culture?"
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