Lean is Dead - Impruver
Lean was doomed from the day it was named. Despite its good intentions to create the ultimate production system, Lean and its misapplication has led [...]
Impruver Toyota KATA Questions
5 in 5. Who would have imagined that the secret to a thriving Continuous Improvement culture could be boiled down to 5 questions in 5 [...]
Toyota KATA Books - Impruver
So you've heard of Toyota KATA and want to know what its all about. Toyota KATA has introduced several paradigm shifts in the way we [...]
Impruver - Toyota KATA
There's a damn good chance that Toyota KATA is the missing ingredients in your Lean or Continuous Improvement recipe. KATA comes from the martial arts [...]
The Sinister Side of Kaizen Events - Impruver
I get it. We all love the exhilarating feeling of finishing a week-long kaizen event where chaos finally comes to order and the results are [...]
Michael Jordan - Toyota - Impruver
Some years ago, my wife and I start getting into this show called Supernanny. The premise of the show is that an expert nanny would [...]
Impruver Why the old way sucks
I know the title is a little click-batey - but as you read my story, it will make perfect sense. About 10 years into my [...]
Impruver - Benefits of Continuous Improvement
We've all heard the pitch for Continuous Improvement that says it can help cut costs, improve quality, reduce inventory, increase customer satisfaction, improve safety, increase [...]
Impruver Problem-solving Methods
The world sure has its fair share of problems; there's certainly no argument there. However, there is also no shortage of problem-solving methods. We're all [...]
10 Continuous Improvement Examples - Impruver
Continuous Improvement is now being practiced in virtually every industry to varying degrees of success. However, certain companies seem to have Continuous Improvement hard-coded into [...]