Leadership is commonly cited as a primary driver of successful lean manufacturing implementations. It’s hard to argue with that since the leadership team owns all the results of the company. However, it begs the question: What exactly is senior leadership supposed to do? I’ve found there are five keys mindsets senior leaders must have to…

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Good leaders look to the future. They have a firm grasp of the where they want to go, and they’ve developed a roadmap to get there.  With the new plan in hand, they pull everyone together to walk them through the vision for the future.  They’re full of hope, and energy and enthusiasm for the…

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