Steve Chicken

Cut the ninja nonsense

Dr Steve Chicken CEng MIED, manufacturing growth director at EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, explores the sensitive subject of why the vocabulary of lean can hinder
Roy Davis

The ABCs of OAC and TPM

MCP Consultant Roy Davis returns to LMJ to explore the similarities and differences between OAC and TPM.
Malcolm Jones headshot

Value stream mapping and Little’s law

Malcolm Jones, of SMMT, has been involved in lean manufacturing research and development for over 20 years and is co-author of Learning from World Class
Tuan Nguyen

Continuously improving management

Tuan Nguyen, senior manager of DELMIA Global Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence at Dassault Systèmes, talks about how manufacturers can take a more lean approach to management.

Lessons from Mt. Stupid

LMJ editorial board member Joseph Paris returns to discuss the ideas of short term ideas in the business world over continuous improvement.

Getting clever quickly

Katrine Graae Lauritzen of Ramboll Oil & Gas a Danish engineering firm, explores how the company has embraced lean and enacted its seven golden rules
Bill Bellows

Lessons from Deming: Instant pudding

This month LMJ board member Bill Bellows writes about pudding, The Beatles and Deming’s ideas on production systems.
Lincoln Forbes

Sustainability and lean construction

Lincoln Forbes, Ph.D., P.E., LEED AP, is an adjunct professor at Florida International University, principal consultant at Harding Associates Inc. and an expert in the
Penelope Blackwell

Beyond budgeting: the what and the why

Penelope Blackwell is director of fundraising for Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland. Here she writes about beyond budgeting and its uses in the charity sector.