How to Apply Lean Principles to Project Management

How to Apply Lean Principles to Project Management

One area in which Lean can advantage companies of all sizes, across nearly all industries, is project management. Although sometimes characterized more by buzzwords than action, project management done right is an enormous boon to any company working to move forward....
The Other Side of Inventory Waste: Understocking

The Other Side of Inventory Waste: Understocking

What happens to Lean strategy in the event of an inventory shortage? Companies that have too little product on hand also experience waste. Specialist retailer Lululemon shaved inventory margins too close. As a result, customers and investors are disappointed and the...
Four Ways to Impress a Lean Manager

Four Ways to Impress a Lean Manager

For workers accustomed to traditional management, it may seem difficult or even impossible to stand out in a Lean environment. The traits that impressed prior supervisors make nary a ripple. Particularly for those transitioning into manufacturing from a different...