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Invest in Your Employees for a Wealth of Breakthroughs

How much are your employees worth?  Is there a number figure you can place on them?  Labor rate, plus benefits, and so on? What about the value they have in light of the 8 Deadly Wastes every business faces?  It’s been called people waste, underutilization, or more commonly known as non-utilized talent.  This waste eludes…

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Use 5S to Lean Out Your Value Stream

There is something fundamentally wrong with the western approach to using lean tools.  It is obvious in many businesses that managers only use Lean Manufacturing methods within operations and not in the overall business structure.  The truth is a business can benefit from the use of lean tools in every area and process of the…

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