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  • Daily Management (Training Module Video - Recorded Webinar)

    This video is a recorded webinar of our Daily Management class from our Lean Training System. It discusses what daily management is, how it fits into Lean management, and how to start implementing it.

    THIS IS A LEGACY VIDEO. Legacy videos are are early efforts. Still great content, but the resol...

  • Daily Management Worksheet

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    The Daily Management Worksheet is a tool to help you manage the expected flow in and out of a work area. Making these predictions helps you determine if there is a problem with the process that you need to take action on.

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  • Daily Management (Audio Term)

  • 9 Steps to Developing a Daily Management System (Audio Article)

  • 9 Steps to Developing a Daily Management System (PDF Article)

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    This article covers the basic steps you will need to take to implement a daily management system in your company.

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  • Secret to Successfully Running a Lean Office: Daily Management (PDF Article)

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    The most important secret to running a Lean office is daily management. Without it, your team will have to work far harder to make improvements. Learn more about in this 5-page article.

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  • Countermeasures (Training Module Video - Recorded Webinar)

    This video is a recorded webinar of the Countermeasures class from our Lean Training System. It covers an overview of what a countermeasure is, why it is useful, and who is responsible for doing them. It also shows you how to use our countermeasure sheet to help manage your improvement efforts.

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  • Countermeasure Sheet

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    The Countermeasure Sheet is a management and communication tool used to help keep improvement efforts on track. It should be completed when ever a monthly target on a KPI bowler is missed.

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  • Managing With Metrics (Training Module Video)

    Metrics are an integral part of any Lean business system. You have to know how you are doing and you have to set targets to improve. This video, a recording of a narrated PowerPoint presentation from our Lean Training System, shows how you can put metrics to use when leading your organization.

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  • How Many KPIs Should We Have? (FAQ)

    Tracking metrics is an important part of Lean. Overdoing it, though, can cause bigger problems. Learn more about KPIs in this FAQ video.

  • 9 Steps to Better Metrics (PDF Article)

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    This article highlights several things you should do to make your metrics more effective.

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  • Should We Track Individual Employee Metrics?

    One of the questions I get asked is about whether or not individual employee metrics should be tracked.

  • Better Football Metrics and Lean

    Offenses and defenses are generally ranked based on points scored and points allowed. The problem is, that doesn't account for different conditions faced by each squad.You'll face similar problems when creating metrics for Lean operation.

  • Does Your Company Measure Up? Using Metrics to Improve Performance

  • Lean Litmus Test Question 1

    I ask a series of 5 questions to gauge a company's receptiveness to continuous improvement as a culture. Question 1 is about how connected frontline targets are to corporate goals.

  • Lean Litmus Test Question 2

    I ask a series of 5 questions to gauge a company's receptiveness to continuous improvement as a culture. Question 2 is about how goals are set and managed.

  • Lean Litmus Test Question 3

    I ask a series of 5 questions to gauge a company's receptiveness to continuous improvement as a culture. Question 3 is how responsive a team will be to daily management.

  • Lean Litmus Test Question 4

    I ask a series of 5 questions to gauge a company's receptiveness to continuous improvement as a culture. Question 4 is about having projects ready to go.

  • Lean Litmus Test Question 5

    I ask a series of 5 questions to gauge a company's receptiveness to continuous improvement as a culture. Question 5 gauges problem solving methodology.