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How A Lean Office Reduced Processing Time By 50%

What if I told you that by implementing lean principles in your office areas, it’s possible to reduce your administrative processing time by 50%. Would you believe me? I think I am probably hearing a “maybe, or a maybe not”, right? What if you were presented with data that clearly demonstrated how a company actually achieved this […]

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What Is Lean Process?

One of the questions that I receive in my email inbox more than any other is “What is Lean Process?” You would think that everyone would know the answer to this question, especially when we are living in the 21st century. It makes you wonder where these people that ask me this question have been […]

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Lean Certification Training Improves Productivity

List of Lean Certification Training Updates I wanted to send you this information about some of the updates we’ve just completed on the Lean Certification Online website.  We have added several new videos and training materials to our self-paced online lean training courses. In the near future we will adding Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and […]

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Lean Management System is a Critical Element!

Lean management using key aspects of lean principles One of the key aspects of Lean principles is the position that a management team takes during an implementation process. They need to realize that a Lean Management System is a critical element to ensure a successful implementation. It is necessary to create a pro-active infrastructure that […]

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Lean Production at GE Reduced Assembly Times by 68%

  According to an article cited in the Harvard Business Review, GE Chief Executive, Jeff Immelt said that Lean Production at GE reduced assembly times by 68% at Appliance Park in Louisville, KY where they manufacturing and assemble dishwashers. Below is an excerpt from the Financial Times article explaining how GE are moving away from their […]

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Lean Manufacturing Methods Increase Throughput Velocity

Article written by Chris Turner – Director of Lean Training and Development at Radical Transformation LLC. I don’t know about you, but I find that most of the information in articles on the internet are more about the conceptual application of lean principles. I don’t find many articles that actually demonstrate how lean principles are […]

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Lean Certification Training Transforms Management Thinking

In an organization that is implementing a lean management system the stumbling block to success is not necessarily the employees but it is often the management team. I decided to write this article to reflect how lean certification training transforms management thinking and their approach to implementing lean principles. Transformation in any business starts by […]

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Lean Certification Training –What the difference between Hard skills vs. Soft skills?

When I created the curriculum for Lean Certification Online, I included both hard skills and soft skills into the lean training programs. I want to explain what I mean by “hard and soft skills” and why it is so important to use both. When a management team discovers the benefits of lean principles, they go to great lengths […]

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Lean Principles vs. Process Failures – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly?

Why is failure a good thing when implementing Lean principles? Yeah right, so you’re telling me that I need to fail to succeed when implementing Lean principles? I know. You’re thinking this is the most stupid thing you’ve ever heard! In fact, that is exactly what I am saying. Without failure, there is no chance […]

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