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Dietmar Dold will build up Lean Practice for KPMG in New Zealand

Dietmar Dold, the CEO of Lean Interim and a Sensei of Simpler Consulting, has signed up to built up the Lean Practice within KPMG New Zealand. Dietmar is an accredited trainer of the Lean Certification Program of the  Lean Enterprise Research Center of Cardiff University. KPMG will be the only „Big4″ Consulting Company in New …

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Great Video on two bin system within Hospitals

 Lean Healthcare is on the rise. We receive more and more requests to implement Lean within Hospitals. It is always great to see how the „simple“ things like kanban two box system can lead to such high client satisfaction. In addition, I realized that some KPIs in some Hospitals really reflect „customer value“ like: Number …

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Business Mediation at a Glance

What is Mediation? Mediation is a process in which the parties to a dispute, with the assistance of a dispute resolution practitioner (the mediator), identify the disputed issues, develop options, consider alternatives and endeavour to reach an agreement. Another common wording for Mediation is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) also know as Assisted or Appropriate Dispute …

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Steve describes very well the lean philosophy with his words

Apples success is a lean thinking organization

Who can explain lean thinking – including empowerment of the people (automation), value stream responsibilities, Hoshin Kanri and problem solving –  better as Steve Jobs with his own words, not even mentioning any of the lean terms. Just great! [youtube width=“640″ height=“360″ clipid=“f60dheI4ARg“ autoplay=“0″ controls=“0″ loop=“0″ disablekb=“0″ hd=“0″ showinfo=“0″ showsearch=“0″]

lean conversion: defect level down to zero percent in 4 month

One of our projects in Scottland came in September 2011 to an end. Our Customer Carron Phoenix improved from a defect level of 4% to 0% in 4 month. The service level increased. These results led to further savings along the value stream. The sales companies saved a few hundred thousand Euros on (safety, buffer …

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Real lean thinker win in commoditized markets

Like death and taxes, commoditization of your products is a given. John Quelch offered a few tips in the Harvard Business Review Dec 14, 2007. But there is more to think about and act on: The focus of your lean activities needs to shift urgently! If you heard a manager blaming „commoditization“ for failing to deliver …

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Danaher Business System culture overview revealed

Last time I saw Danaher publishing their Danaher Business System was in their financial report 2002. Since then, the secret of the Danaher Business System (DBS) has been kept in secret (see article) . As Danaher is  growing continuously it seems to be more and more difficult to control the communication online. Kollmorgen, a Danaher Company, …

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supply chains (networks) compete, not companies

The complexity of supply chains is constantly increasing. the words „supply networks“ describe the situation better, nowadays. Most companies in countries like USA, Germany, Switzerland do not even produce more than 50% of the real net output ratio (vertical range of manufacture) anymore. If you buy a Porsche 911 or Boxter you will purchase 20% …

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Lean Audit going for the full monty

For many years, we have been conducting lean audits for private equities during due diligence and fortune 500 companies for continuous improvements. 5 years ago the focus and the customer demand was on lean manufacturing audits to see the leanness current state before the transaction. This offers a measurement against the future state = the results of ongoing lean conversions and kaizens afterwards. …

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