A discussion of lean-shoring, off-shoring, and re-shoring is one of 12 new essays by Jim Womack in this expanded edition. You'll be surprised as well as informed by Jim's insights into the role of lean in business, healthcare, the economy, and other areas.
A "Golden Triangle" to Sustain Your Lean Business System
When medical device maker Phase 2 fought off an overseas challenge by meeting the global price, margins took a big hit. But with help from a key customer, the company rebuilt margins by lifting its lean operating system to a higher level and keeping it there with a "golden triangle" of sustainability.
& Coaching Kata
Top 10 Toyota Kata Lessons Learned
By reflecting on our experiences even more than on the improvements we make, we can help others as they travel their own paths. You will undoubtedly learn something from the ten Kata lessons learned presented in this month's IK/CK SlideShare by Michael Lombard.
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