In November, Industry Week published an excellent article by Josh Cable, highlighting an interview with lean practitioner Jim Byrne, author of The Lean Turnaround: How Business Leaders Use Lean Principles to Create Value and Transform Their Company.
The gist of the article is that while adopting lean principles can have a positive impact on any organization, manufacturing or otherwise, very few organizations take the holistic approach to lean that is necessary to fully implement it.
In, Don’t Let These Common Mistakes Stop You from Harnessing the Power of Lean, Byrne points out the four biggest stumbling blocks and offers suggestions as to how organizations can overcome them.
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