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  • Manual vs. Technology in Lean: Why do we Still Have Our “Heads in History?”

    Manual vs. Technology in Lean: Why do we Still Have Our “Heads in History?”

    When it comes to the manual vs. technology debate, it seems many of us have our “heads in history,” shall we say. As a species, we’re trend people, making this mentality understandable – but not...

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  • Are you Sustaining a Culture of Continuous Improvement?

    Are you Sustaining a Culture of Continuous Improvement?

    “A bad system will defeat a good person every time.” W. Edwards Deming Almost without fail, individuals whose companies have worked hard and achieved improvement ask, “How do we sustain that...

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  • Your Continuous Improvement Team & The Internet of Things

    Your Continuous Improvement Team & The Internet of Things

    Lean manufacturing and the Internet of Things are hand-in-hand leading the manufacturing industry into the future. Integrate your continuous improvement team with plant floor operations using the...

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  • 4 Reasons Why Lean Consultants Aren’t the Answer

    4 Reasons Why Lean Consultants Aren’t the Answer

    It’s a very acceptable practice today to hire consultants, because you feel they should know how to influence or change an organization – after all, the need for change is why you hire a...

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  • Driving Improvement in Operational Availability

    Driving Improvement in Operational Availability

    Aligning your tech support workforce to production priorities is one step toward improving operational availability. Your next step? Link the work they do in the task to the key performance...

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  • How Manufacturing is outgrowing the ‘Maintenance’ Department

    How Manufacturing is outgrowing the ‘Maintenance’ Department

    Written by Leading2Lean COO, Bob Argyle We hear a lot of talk about “Lean maintenance.” Here’s my question: Why does the “maintenance” department even exist? The term “maintenance” implies...

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  • Overcoming Company Politics to Achieve Lean Culture

    Overcoming Company Politics to Achieve Lean Culture

    Over the years, Leading2Lean has deployed our solution in many different kinds of factories. One of the biggest challenges we continually encounter is an internal resistance to visual systems that...

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  • How the Right CMMS Can Lower Cost of Production

    How the Right CMMS Can Lower Cost of Production

    If our last blog caught your attention and you’re considering adopting a CMMS that’s designed for manufacturing, let us elaborate on why we think this is an excellent choice. What happens when you...

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  • What’s Required To Sustain Continuous Improvement?

    What’s Required To Sustain Continuous Improvement?

    The achievement of operational excellence and creating a continuous improvement culture has been much discussed in print and presentations as of late. My favorite question posed is always “how do...

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  • Does Your SAP Data Reflect Plant Floor Truth?

    Does Your SAP Data Reflect Plant Floor Truth?

    To make real change, you have to start by asking the hard-hitting questions – like this one – and answer them honestly. Does your SAP data reflect what’s happening on the plant floor? Our blogs...

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  • Enabling Your Tech Workforce for Efficiency

    Enabling Your Tech Workforce for Efficiency

    Align Your Teams Around Production Priorities What’s your bottom line? Efficiency on an individual level should naturally result in efficient and effective production, but it doesn’t always work...

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  • How to Achieve Operational Excellence Through Employee Engagement

    How to Achieve Operational Excellence Through Employee Engagement

    Every business strives for operational excellence. It is the goal all businesses have, and the goal most businesses struggle with.  The myth is that there is one simple answer, a silver bullet to...

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  • Lean Benchmarking with Autoliv

    Lean Benchmarking with Autoliv

    Autoliv’s Lean journey started with an intimate relationship with Toyota as one of their key customers.  The guidance and hands-on education of Toyota Sensei in the Toyota Production System (TPS)...

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  • 10 Stats that Reveal Execution Gaps

    10 Stats that Reveal Execution Gaps

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  • Using Transparency to Encourage Accountability and Reduce Costs

    Using Transparency to Encourage Accountability and Reduce Costs

    The presence of transparency, or lack thereof, immediately affects behavior. Picture this: you’re walking down the street one evening, and you stumble over a wallet lying on the sidewalk. You pick...

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