Thomas and Suzie came from a large bank in Slovakia to work with FastCap for 30 days to learn how we build a lean culture.
Paul answers questions from a reader of his book, 2 Second Lean.
#1 What came first, the structure or the culture?
#2 Did you direct and educate at the beginning or did you let the teams lead?
FC Expert Blog BY FC EXPERT BLOGGER ARSHAD CHOWDHURY
Tue Dec 27, 2011
Successful company culture can make the difference between a workplace people dread and one they brag about. You don’t have to have a Google-sized budget to offer great culture. Many culture-changing initiatives have no direct costs to the company. In fact, when properly executed, culture-improving initiatives can lower company costs in both the short and long term. To Read More…
Emma shows us “what is lean” when it comes to organizing the classroom desks.
Austin shows us “what is lean” when it comes to organizing instruments.
Paul Akers and Andrey go over using Kaizen (lean manufacturing) to improve a process at FastCap (featuring FastCap’s 2p-10 Activator). To learn more about FastCap, visit our website: https://www.fastcap.com
Paul Akers and Andrey go over using Kaizen to improve a process at FastCap (featuring FastCap’s 2p-10 Activator).
BY FC EXPERT BLOGGER AARON LEVIE Wed Dec 7, 2011
Business schools and most jobs don’t teach you how important it is to sweat the small stuff.
In fact, we’re mostly told the opposite–don’t be a micromanager, don’t be penny wise and pound foolish, don’t miss the forest for the trees. The implied wisdom is that abstract and conceptual thinking always prevails over narrow determination and single-mindedness. And yet, when we look at the greatest inventions, greatest companies, and greatest teams of our time, their success always comes down to tireless concern over every last detail. To read more…
It is great to see lean in action at other organizations! Here are some videos from Fine Line Automation showing how they are incorporating lean principles.
Lean: Fork Lift
Lean: Extrusion Rack
Lean: Miter Saw Hood
Lean: Drill Press
Paul Akers meets up with his high school wood shop teacher, turned Grey haired surf cat, John Pruitt and records it all using FastCap’s Mini iPole and SuperMount. For more information on FastCap’s Mini iPole and SuperMount, visit our website.