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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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Lean Interim News: Redesign and regional focus

The increasing traffic and global popularity of this site asked for the next step. From today on, posts in English only on lean interim.com. A professional redesign and our contact details of all of our three active regions: Americas, EMA and Asia Pacific. lean-interim.com in English only We started this blog with some articles in German …

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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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Lean SG&A: Designing a service system that optimally responds to customer demand

Doesn’t matter how you will call it, Lean Admin, Lean Service or Lean SG&A can be a pitfall for experienced lean manufacturing practitioner. Especially engineer minded companies and countries like Germany and Switzerland like to start with „the tools“. But adapting or migrating tools and even key learnings from the shop floor to the administrative …

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Interim Assignment „Setting up Project Office Part 1“

Since January 2011, I am in an assignment to set up a project office for a global player in the metal industry. Current Situation: Good Company, good management, good culture. The management is aware of the necessary change from product focus towards dedication to client needs and demands. To achieve the best possible client focus, …

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Was ist Lean-Interim&#174?

Zwei Grafiken, als kleiner Auszug aus meiner wissenschaftlichen Arbeit, sollen dies verdeutlichen. Meine Leser kennen Lean-Thinking und Interim Management. Jedoch dürfte mein Blog bisher nicht den Kern der realen Umsetzung wiedergegeben haben. Dies soll hier in der Form geschehen, dass Ihre Interpretation dieser beiden Grafiken gefragt ist. Dieser Ansatz „LEAN-INTERIM® ist inzwischen ein gesetzlich geschützter …

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