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Next network meeting

I am delighted to announce the next meeting of the “Lean Thinking Network” When: Thursday, December 8, 2005, 8:30 until Noon Who: Three attendees per member company Where: Misco Products, 1048 Stinson Drive, Reading Pa 19605………… 610.926.4106 What: “Having what you need when you need it”………Point of use storage…………..Presentation and demonstration of Creform products by… Read more »

“Perfection is the enemy of good”

By now you have likely read the HBS article on operational innovation. To get the discussion, and our network BLOG going a few related thoughts: “Process owners” – who owns your kaizens? -this is absolutely critical to success. One person “owns” the kaizen with the support of the other kaizen team members. How does this… Read more »

Who We Are and Why We Exist

The Lean Thinking Network (Previously- The Lean Network of Southcentral Pennsylvania) Established in November 2004, the Lean Thinking Network’s objective is to leverage the collective knowledge, experience and motivation of the network to significantly improve the competitiveness and profitability of all member companies. All members companies are actively and demonstratively pursuing becoming a waste free… Read more »

Muda Hunting License

The Muda Hunting License concept was developed to further support our networks lean journey by recognizing the “muda or waste ” identification and elimination efforts of our members. In order to be effective I believe this “system” must: Be simple to manage, participate in and administer Reward significant, robust and measurable improvements Provide a motivating… Read more »