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Pondering = Loss

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February 25, 2009

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ISSUE#4 Cycle-time is the topic of our attention. During 4th Q last year, we focused on the first of five components that make-up cycle-time. Let’s review… Cycle Time is an essence-level concept within which are buried ValueTree™ improvements. Cycle-time. To best understand this concept, picture an assembly line; one where […]

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Hunt Time harms Value

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January 25, 2009

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ISSUE#3 Cycle Time is an essence-level concept within which are buried ValueTree™ improvements. Cycle-time. To best understand this concept, picture an assembly line; one where product is flowing, one after another. A technician starts one unit, works it along until the end of the station and then goes back to […]

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Kaizen Accelerates Value Creation

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December 7, 2008

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ISSUE#2 A soundly implemented Kaizen-event is a sure-fire way to accelerate value. “Kaizen” is a compound Japanese word meaning to take-apart and rebuild, roughly transliterated into “continuous improvement.” A wide body of concepts and tactics now falls under the Kaizen umbrella and when they are implemented as a set, through […]

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Greetings From China

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September 17, 2008

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17 September 2008 I am writing you from China where I am conducting workshops on Leadership and Change for emerging leaders at the Civil Aviation Management Institute. It is incredible to see the transformation underway. It is a different city than when I was here 14 years ago. The whole […]

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CASH FLOW is COOL

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August 25, 2008

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ISSUE #1 A commonly heard term is CASH FLOW. Here is what I know: ask the person using the term to define what they mean by describing the formula they are using. There are at least 9 variations on the theme of cash flow. Let’s look at the tree to […]

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