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The Final Frontier

On May 5, 1961, Alan Shepard became the first US astronaut to journey to the “final frontier.”  Atop a Mercury rocket, Shepard launched into a fifteen-minute suborbital journey reaching an altitude of about one hundred miles before returning to earth.  512 more words

Systems Tinking

At GBMP’s launch of the Shingo Institute’s BUILD EXCELLENCE workshop, it occurred to me that perhaps systems thinking might be more aptly named systems re… 725 more words

Lean Leaders - Which Superhero are You?

This Blog contribution is from Michael Muilenburg. He is the Operational Technology Manager and Strategic Planner for the Film Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations Division of 3M Company. 549 more words

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Establishing a Lean Culture

Anyone who has spent anytime in a manufacturing operation knows the importance of a lean culture that highlights accuracy and quality at every step in process.   1,642 more words

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The Culture Beast

Culture is a living embodiment of what the organization is – reflecting its past, its current customs, and foretelling its future – culture is a beast.   1,209 more words

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Building a Team-Based Kaizen Culture

Michael Muilenburg is the Operational Technology Manager and Strategic Planner for the Film Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations Division of 3M Company. He currently leads a team of continuous improvement specialists that support manufacturing and supply chain operations in nine US locations and twelve international sites. 823 more words

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Lean Sustainment Takes Place Before the Events Even Begin!

Brian Rome, Formerly Vice President of Operations at Sign-Zone, Inc., is an experienced Manufacturing Operations Executive with a background in both high volume, and low volume/high mix manufacturing companies. 908 more words

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