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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.

Penelope Blackwell is director of fundraising for Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland.

Clash of clans – operational risk v lean six sigma

Max Cardew, business productivity manager at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia explores which is better: operational risk or lean?

In the second of his series on the incorporation of lean into the professional world, Max Cardew, business productivity manager at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia explores which is better: operational risk or lean?

Lean leaders: developing people in the developing world

Michael Grogan based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania working for the Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT) introducing lean and efficiency models to provide

Michael Grogan is a chemical engineer by trade who has worked in the UK, he is also a LSS black belt.

Lean guidance

Steve Vaid discusses with LMJ the pitfalls and positives of incorporating lean into Guide Dogs organisational practices.

Guide Dogs is one of the most famous and noted charities in the UK, here its director of mobility services, Steve Vaid discusses with LMJ the pitfalls and positives of incorporating lean into its organisational practices.

Cyber kaizen

Finlay Miller presents a light-hearted and personal look at the word of lean in cyberspace. The pitfalls and problems involved with bringing lean into the

Finlay Miller, a lean consultant at the University of St Andrews, presents a light-hearted and personal look at the word of lean in cyberspace.

Lean in the voluntary sector

Nigel Kippax, head of consulting and training at NCVO, the largest umbrella group for voluntary and community sector groups in England, explores the voluntary sectors

Nigel Kippax, is head of consulting and training at the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), which is the largest umbrella group for voluntary and community sector groups in England.

The lean approach: lightening the workload

An educational endeavour for staff training purposes provided an interesting surprise for a Lincolnshire recycling firm, when they were able to make hefty savings and

An educational endeavour for staff training purposes provided an interesting surprise for a Lincolnshire recycling firm, when they were able to make hefty savings and create a long lasting culture of continuous improvement.

Lessons from Deming: learning to discern- quality and quality

LMJ board member Bill Bellows, presents this month’s Lessons from Deming which focuses on variation and how to discern where the quality may lie with

LMJ board member Bill Bellows, presents this month’s Lessons from Deming which focuses on variation and how to discern where the quality may lie with this raft of choices on offer.

Tapping the reservoir of continuous improvement potential: your employees

Friedemann Lutz, director with Valeocon Management Consulting, teaches us how to unlock the most valuable resource your company has in terms creating a culture of

Friedemann Lutz, director with Valeocon Management Consulting, teaches us how to unlock the most valuable resource your company has in terms creating a culture of continuous improvement.