Management Improvement Carnival #103

by Jamie Flinchbaugh on July 10, 2010 · 1 comment


Thanks again to John Hunter of the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog for inviting me to host issue #103 of the Management Improvement Carnival.

Lean Consumption: A Summary – since Womack and Jones Lean Solutions book, there still hasn’t been much written about lean consumption but Pete Abilla take it on here.

UK Government Wants Lean and Six Sigma or Just Cost Cutting – Mark Graban takes on simultaneously the misunderstanding of lean by the press and the misapplication of lean by the UK Government.

Spot the Northwest Flight Attendant – Simon Sinek demonstrates how pervasive culture can be and how it impacts customer service, and even customer culture.

Keeping Our Depression Real – On Manufacturing Crunch, Steven Hansen provides a summary of the economic factors and forecasts that affect manufacturing today.

How do you change a culture? – Obviously a big question and one I spend considerable time on, but throws in on a challenging and important question.

Understanding Yourself to Becoming a Better Leader – new lean blogger Matt Wrye continues some of his series on leadership in lean.

Flow Requires “No” Vision – not an absence of vision, but to see where there should be an absence of elements that prevent flow, as described by Tim McMahon

Involve IT Staff in Business Process Improvement – too often, the gap between IT-driven process changes and improvement driven process changes is too wide, and unnecessarily so. John Hunter demonstrates how IT can be involved.

1 TIm McMahon July 13, 2010 at 10:21 am

Thanks for the highlight Jamie. Hope you are enjoying vacation at a carnival somewhere.

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