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Stressed and overwhelmed by workload? Once again, lean thinking comes to the rescue, offering us a way to approach our work that helps us eliminate waste and save time.

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Forward-Looking Companies Attend LEI’s LPPD Open House at Summit Week 2017

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I have 15 years of lean experience on the shop floor. Recently my organization’s product development leader was let go ...

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I was dreading the next eight weeks. Multiple surgeries at the University of Michigan Cancer Center had finally rid me ...

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Leading Companies Gather for a Two-Day Lean Learning Exchange at GE Appliances in Louisville, KY:

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A couple of years ago, I was teaching a class about the importance of going to the gemba. Everything was ...

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Although I do have a reasonable number of years of experience with lean product development, I decided to join Durward ...

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Many organizations face the challenge of balancing the exploitation of their existing business model and value streams with exploring potentially new value streams. To do that, many have sought me out to bring a combination of design thinking, product design, and Lean Thinking.

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At the Lean Product and Process Development Exchange (LPPDE) conference earlier this fall in Durham, North Carolina, my Janssen R&D colleague Susan ...

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Books Lean Product and Process Development, 2nd Edition by Allen C. Ward and Durward K. Sobek II. Despite attempts to ...

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