Convincing Executives to Go Lean August 12, 2010Posted by Jeff Fuchs in change management, leadership, lean.
Tags: leadership, lean
How does one convince an executive to go Lean? The answer to that question, says Dan Jones, co-author of Lean Thinking, over at the Lean Edge, is to use two stories. One story involved a CEO overseeing operational details and changes that slowly came together, producing savings and giving rise to new business models that were previously unaffordable. The second story involved a company already dealing with tremendous profits, with independent local plants that jealously guarded their independence, and shut out lean implementation.
Check out Mr. Jones’s article here.